Origin

Lateral border of the scapula

Insertion

Inferior facet of greater tubercle of the humerus

Action(s)

Laterally rotates and adducts the arm

Nerve Supply

Axillary nerve

Arterial Supply

Posterior circumflex humeral artery and the circumflex scapular artery

Physical Exam

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Clinical Importance

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Discussion

Relations:

The tendon of this muscle passes across, and is united with, the posterior part of the capsule of the shoulder-joint.

Variations:

Sometimes a group of muscle fibres from teres minor may be fused with Infraspinatus.

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From Wikipedia:
Teres minor

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