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Medical Term:

rotator cuff of shoulder

Definition

the anterior, superior, and posterior aspects of the capsule of the shoulder joint reinforced by the tendons of insertion of the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor, and subscapularis (SITS) muscles.

Synonym(s): musculotendinous cuff

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