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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Distal to the elbow, the SUA followed the usual course lateral to the median nerve, then crossed superficial to the median nerve, but was separated from it by the humeral head of the pronator teres muscle (Figure 1B).
Hence, the aim of this study was to study the innervation of pronator teres muscle and its variations.
It passed superficial to the pronator teres muscle and then ran downwards and medially to run lateral to the ulnar nerve.
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.
A sensor was placed on the pronator teres muscle as the examiner briefly palpated the proximal anterior forearm with the forearm partially flexed at the elbow joint and slightly pronated.
7) As quoted by Jones and Abraham (7) that Dykes and Anson 1944 and Mangini 1960 have describe the other minor attachments: brachialis muscle, oblique cord or pronator teres muscle (PT), intramuscular flexor fascia.
Palpation revealed tenderness and a tender point in the pronator teres muscle.
The pronator quadratus muscle is the main responsible for the pronation of forearm, and is helped by the pronator teres muscle.
Along its course, part of this nerve enters the axilla of the shoulder, runs immediately adjacent to the biceps, and descends within the hollow of the elbow under the pronator teres muscle and the bicipital aponeurosis.