Teres Major Muscle Flashcards

Flashcards are a great way to memorise information about the teres major muscle. Test your knowledge of anatomy using the teres major flashcards below.

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Inferior aspect of the scapula’s medial border


Medial crest of the intertubercular groove


  • Internal rotation of humerus
  • Extension of the shoulder
  • Adduction of the humerus


  • Lower subscapular nerve (C5, C6, C7)

Blood Supply

  • Posterior circumflex humeral artery
  • Thoracodorsal branch of the subscapular artery
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Would you like to learn more about the teres major muscle? Then check out the teres major muscle article and video by clicking the link below:
Teres Major Muscle Anatomy

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