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Encyclopedia > Glenohumeral ligaments
Glenohumeral ligaments
Latin ligamenta glenohumeralia
Gray's subject #83 318
Dorlands/Elsevier l_09/12492292

In addition to the coracohumeral ligament, three supplemental bands, which are named the glenohumeral ligaments, strengthen the capsule. Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... Elseviers logo. ... The coracohumeral ligament is a broad ligament which strengthens the upper part of the capsule of the shoulder joint. ...


These may be best seen by opening the capsule at the back of the joint and removing the head of the humerus. The humerus is a long bone in the arm or fore-legs (animals) that runs from the shoulder to the elbow. ...


One on the medial side of the joint passes from the medial edge of the glenoid cavity to the lower part of the lesser tubercle of the humerus. Glenoid fossa redirects here, for the other use of Glenoid fossa please see mandibular fossa. ...


A second at the lower part of the joint extends from the under edge of the glenoid cavity to the under part of the anatomical neck of the humerus.


A third at the upper part of the joint is fixed above to the apex of the glenoid cavity close to the root of the coracoid process, and passing downward along the medial edge of the tendon of the Biceps brachii, is attached below to a small depression above the lesser tubercle of the humerus. In human beings, the coracoid process is a small hook-like structure that comes off the scapula to point forward. ... A person flexing his biceps brachii In human anatomy, the biceps brachii is a muscle on the upper arm that acts to flex the elbow. ...


In addition to these, the capsule is strengthened in front by two bands derived from the tendons of the Pectoralis major and Teres major respectively. Location The clavicular head of the pectoralis major takes its origin from the anterior surface of the medial half of the clavicle. ... Teres major is a muscle of the upper limb and one of six scapulohumeral muscles. ...


This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated. Please edit the article if this is the case, and feel free to remove this notice when it is no longer relevant. The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


 
 

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