Intertubercular sulcus

Intertubercular Sulcus The structure indicated is the intertubercular sulcus of the humerus. The intertubercular sulcus, also known as the intertubercular groove, or bicipital groove, is a groove separating the greater and lesser tubercles of the humerus. The tendon of the long head of the biceps muscle runs in this groove and attaches on the supraglenoid tubercle of the scapula. The short head of the biceps muscle on the other hand has its origin on the coracoid process of the scapula. The intertubercular sulcus is the site of three important muscle attachments: Pectoralis major Latissmus dorsi Teres major The pectoralis major …

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