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Humerus

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What is the large, rounded structure at the proximal end of the humerus?
Head of the humerus
What is the raised area at the proximal end of the humerus?
Greater tubercle of the humerus
What is the small raised area near the greater tubercle at the proximal end of the humerus?
Lesser tubercle of the humerus
What is located between the greater and lesser tubercles?
Intertubercular groove of the humerus
What is the rough, raised area along the middle of the diaphysis of the humerus?
Deltoid tuberosity of the humerus
What is the depression at the distal end of the posterior surface of the humerus?
Olecranon fossa of the humerus
What forms a hinge with the olecranon fossa of the humerus?
Olecranon process of the ulna
What is the small depression at the distal end of the posterior surface of the humerus?
Coronoid fossa of the humerus
What aspect of the ulna articulates at the coronoid fossa of the humerus?
coronoid process of the ulna
WHat is the pulley-shaped structure located at the distal, posterior humerus that articulates with the trochlear notch of the ulna?
Trochlea of the humerus
What is the rounded structure on the lateral side of the distal end of the humerus?
Capitulum of the humerus
What does the capitulum articulate with?
Head of the radius
The medial and lateral epicondyles are located just superior to the capitulum and trochlea?
Medial and lateral epicondyles of the humerus