Gross Anatomy of the Arm

Gross Anatomy of the Arm

Author: Aaron Mullally

- know that the brachial region is the arm

- know that the bone of the arm is the humerus

- know the various landmarks of the humerus

- know that the humerus + pectoral girdle = glenohumeral joint

This packet covers the gross anatomy of the humerus

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The arm is formed by the bone called the humerus. The head on the proximal aspect of the humerus articulates with the glenoid cavity of the pectoral girdle forming the glenohumeral joint (shoulder). The other landmarks on the humerus serve as attachment points for muscles and the ulna.

Source: Mind of Aaron

The Arm

The first part of the video covers the pectoral girdle while the last half covers the gross anatomy of the humerus.

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Humerus Images

Images of the humerus

Source: Self made