Definition of Muscle, subscapularis
Muscle, subscapularis: A muscle that moves the arm by turning it inward (internal rotation). The tendon of the subscapularis muscle is one of four tendons that stabilize the shoulder joint and constitute the rotator cuff.
Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012
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