teres major muscle


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Related to teres major muscle: teres minor muscle, Infraspinatus muscle
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Noun1.teres major muscle - teres muscle that moves the arm and rotates it medially
teres, teres muscle - either of two muscles in the shoulder region that move the shoulders and arms
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INTRODUCTION: Alexander Ramsay in 1795 for the first time described an oblong muscular slip in axilla stretched from pectoral muscle to latissimus dorsi and teres major muscle.
The axillary artery, a continuation of the subclavian artery, begins at the outer border of the first rib, and ends normally at the inferior border of teres major muscle where onwards it continues as the brachial artery.
It begins at the outer border of the first rib, and ends nominally at the inferior border of the teres major muscle, after which it is named the brachial artery.