Lateral supracondylar ridge

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Bone: Lateral supracondylar ridge
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Left humerus. Anterior view. (Lateral supracondylar ridge on side at bottom right, but not labeled.)
Latin l. supracondylaris lateralis
Gray's subject #51 211
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The lower part of the lateral border of the body of the humerus forms a prominent, rough margin, a little curved from behind forward, the lateral supracondylar ridge (or line), which presents an anterior lip for the origin of the Brachioradialis above, and Extensor carpi radialis longus below, a posterior lip for the Triceps brachii, and an intermediate ridge for the attachment of the lateral intermuscular septum.

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