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teres

(ˈtiːˌriːz; ˈtɛˌriːz)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy a shoulder muscle
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Noun1.teres - either of two muscles in the shoulder region that move the shoulders and armsteres - 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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The inherent stability of the ball and socket configuration is augmented by the teres ligament, transacetabular ligament joint capsule and musculature.