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Descriptor English:   Rotator Cuff 
Descriptor Spanish:   Manguito de los Rotadores 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Manguito Rotador 
Synonyms English:   Cuff, Rotator
Rotator Cuffs
Teres Minor  
Tree Number:   A02.633.567.912
Definition English:   The musculotendinous sheath formed by the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis, and teres minor muscles. These help stabilize the HUMERAL HEAD in the GLENOID CAVITY of the SCAPULA and allow for rotation of the SHOULDER JOINT about its longitudinal axis. 
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Rotator Cuff/injuries use Rotator Cuff Injuries
See Related English:   Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
History Note English:   92 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IR innervation
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PA pathology
PH physiology PP physiopathology
RE radiation effects SU surgery
TR transplantation UL ultrastructure
VI virology  
Record Number:   29834 
Unique Identifier:   D017006 

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