Radial groove; Groove for radial nerve - Sulcus nervi radialis

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Description

Below the deltoid tuberosity, on the anterol-lateral surface of humerus, is the radial sulcus, directed obliquely from behind, forward, and downward, and transmitting the radial nerve and profunda artery.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Appendicular skeleton > Bones of upper limb > Free part of upper limb > Humerus > Shaft of humerus; Body of humerus > Posterior surface > Radial groove; Groove for radial nerve

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