Medial supracondylar ridge

Medial supracondylar ridge
Bone: Medial supracondylar ridge
Left humerus. Anterior view. (Medial supracondylar ridge on side at bottom left, but not labeled.)
Latin linea supracondylaris medialis
Gray's subject #51 211

The inferior third of the medial border of the humerus is raised into a slight ridge, the medial supracondylar ridge (or medial supracondylar line), which becomes very prominent below; it presents an anterior lip for the origins of the Brachialis and Pronator teres, a posterior lip for the medial head of the Triceps brachii, and an intermediate ridge for the attachment of the medial intermuscular septum.

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