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POSTERIOR COMPARTMENT OF ARM-TRICEPS

Anatomy-Upper Limb

POSTERIOR COMPARTMENT OF ARM-TRICEPS

1. O: long head - infraglenoid tubercle of scapula. Lateral head - upper half of posterior surface of humerus. Medial head - distal 2/3 of medial + posterior surfaces of the humerus + bilateral intermuscular septae.
2. I: posterior surface of olecranon process.
3. NS: radial n.
4. A: extends elbow.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
3. Image: Gray, Henry. Anatomy of the Human Body. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1918; Bartleby.com, 2000. www.bartleby.com/107/ [Accessed 21 Apr. 2019].

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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