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intertubercular groove

 

Definition: a furrow running down the shaft of the humerus between the two tubercles, lodging the tendon of the long head of the biceps, and giving attachment in its floor to the latissimus dorsi muscle.

Synonym(s): intertubercular sulcusTA, sulcus intertubercularisTA

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