infraspinatus

noun

in·​fra·​spi·​na·​tus ˌin-frə-spī-ˈnāt-əs How to pronounce infraspinatus (audio)
plural infraspinati -ˈnā-ˌtī How to pronounce infraspinatus (audio)
: a muscle that occupies the chief part of the infraspinous fossa of the scapula, is inserted into the greater tubercle of the humerus, and rotates the arm laterally

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“Infraspinatus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/infraspinatus. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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