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Flashcards in UE: Humerus Deck (12):
1

Know the structures

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2

What does the head of the humerus articulate with?

glenoid cavity

3

What does the proximal end of the humerus articulate with?

the shoulder

4

What does the distal end of the humerus articulate with?

the elbow

5

What is noteable about the surgical neck of the humerus?

It is thin and breaks frequently.

Where humerus can fracture most.

6

What passes through the intertuberacle groove/sulcus?

Bicep tendon passes through here.

7

The deltoid attaches to the ______ side of the humerus.

lateral side

8

Name the 3 condyles of the humerus and their locations.

Capitulum- lateral

Trochlea- medial

Epicondyles- lateral and medial

9

Which part of the humerus does the ulna articulate with?

Ulna articulates with the trochlea of the humerus.

10

What part of the humerus does the radius articulate with?

The radius articulates with the capitulum of the humerus.

11

What part of the humerus is the cornonoid fossa?

anterior

12

What part of the humerus is the olecranon fossa?

posterior