Teres Minor Muscle Flashcards

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

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Lateral border of the scapula


Greater tubercle of the humerus


  • External rotation of the shoulder
  • Stabilisation of glenohumeral joint
  • Can weakly assist in shoulder adduction


  • Axillary nerve (C5, C6)

Blood Supply

  • Subscapular artery
  • Circumflex scapular artery
  • Posterior circumflex humeral artery

Would you like to learn more about the teres minor muscle? Then check out the teres minor muscle article and video by clicking the link below:
Teres Minor Muscle Anatomy

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