teres muscle


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Noun1.teres muscle - either of two muscles in the shoulder region that move the shoulders and armsteres muscle - either of two muscles in the shoulder region that move the shoulders and arms
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
shoulder - the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm
musculus teres major, teres major, teres major muscle - teres muscle that moves the arm and rotates it medially
musculus teres minor, teres minor, teres minor muscle - teres muscle that adducts the arm and rotates it laterally
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Compression can occur between the two heads of the pronator teres muscle, between pronator teres and the flexor digitorum sublimus muscles and from an aponeurotic band of fibrous tissue extending from the biceps tendon to the forearm fascia.
Medial epicondylitis, or golfer's elbow, describes acute or chronic tearing of the flexor carpi radialis and/or pronator teres muscles.