Lesser tubercle

The lesser tubercle of the humerus, although smaller, is more prominent than the greater tubercle: it is situated in front, and is directed medially and anteriorly.

Lesser Tubercle of right humerus
Insertion of subscapularis muscle

Above and in front it presents an impression for the insertion of the tendon of the subscapularis.

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