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Teres minor

teres minor

(Science: anatomy, muscle) origin, upper two-thirds of the lateral border of scapula; insertion, lower facet of greater tuberosity of humerus; action, adducts arm and rotates it laterally; nerve supply, axillary (fifth and sixth cervical spinal nerves).

Synonym: musculus teres minor.


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