surgical neck

noun

: a slightly narrowed part of the humerus below the greater and lesser tubercles that is frequently the site of fractures

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“Surgical neck.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/surgical%20neck. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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