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Muscles

Infraspinatus Muscle

The infraspinatus is a thick triangular muscle, which occupies most of the infraspinous fossa. It is among the four Rotator Cuff muscles acting as the mechanical link between the posterosuperior and anterior parts of the rotator cuff. Origin of Infraspinatus Muscle Infraspinatus muscle originates from the medial two-thirds of

Pronator Teres

The pronator teres muscle is found on the palmar side of the forearm, below the elbow. It is assisted by the pronator quadratus to perform its major role i.e, to rotate the forearm palm-down. This position is also referred to as pronation. Origin of Pronator Teres Muscle The pronator teres muscle originates

Teres minor

Teres minor is among the four muscles that contribute to the making of the Rotator Cuff. Its shape is long and narrow and sometimes it may blend into infraspinatus. The primary function of teres minor is to keep the humerus steady in the glenoid fossa in the

Biceps Brachii

Biceps Brachii is a two-headed single muscle which is located on the upper arm in between the shoulder and the elbow. The fusiform fleshy belly of the biceps is divided into a long and a short head.   Origin of Biceps Brachii The biceps brachii muscle emerges from

Brachialis Muscle

The Brachialis muscle is a muscle of the upper arm which lies much deeper than the biceps brachii muscle. It is a long and strong muscle which helps in the movement of the elbow joint. The brachialis muscle forms the floor of the cubital fossa. What Marks

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