Learning Modules - Medical Gross Anatomy
Movements of the Upper Limb - Page 9 of 18


Arm Circumduction

Circumduction at a joint is a motion that circumscribes a cone. The shoulder, being the most mobile joint in the body, can circumscribe the largest cone.

Muscles: pectoralis major, subscapularis, coracobrachialis, biceps brachii, supraspinatus, deltoid, latissimus dorsi, teres major and minor, infraspinatus, long head of triceps.

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