Radial sulcus

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Bone: Radial sulcus
Left humerus. Posterior view. (Label, visible at center, is "Groove for radial nerve")
Latin sulcus nervi radialis
Gray's subject #51 211
/ Elsevier

The radial sulcus is a groove for the radial nerve on the humerus bone.

The center of the lateral border of the humerus is traversed by a broad but shallow oblique depression, the radial sulcus (musculospiral groove, radial groove, spiral groove).

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