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Subscapularis

The subscapularis muscle of the shoulder is one of the rotator cuff muscles.


Origin

The subscapularis originates on the entire costal surface of the scapula.

Insertion

It inserts on the lesser tubercle of the humerus.

Function

Rotates the arm inward and pulls the raised arm down.

Subscapularis