lesser tubercle

noun

Medical Definition of lesser tubercle

: a prominence on the upper anterior part of the end of the humerus that serves as the insertion for the subscapularis — compare greater tubercle

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“Lesser tubercle.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lesser%20tubercle. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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