Lesser tubercle

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Bone: Lesser tubercle
Left humerus. Anterior view. (Lesser tubercle visible at top center.)
Latin tuberculum minus humeri
Gray's subject #51 209
/ Elsevier

The lesser tubercle of the humerus, although smaller, is more prominent than the greater tubercle: it is situated in front, and is directed medialward and forward.

Above and in front it presents an impression for the insertion of the tendon of the Subscapularis.

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