from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An anatomical structure composed of the tendons of four muscles that control rotation of the shoulder and of parts of the capsule of the shoulder joint.
- noun The set of four muscles that control rotation of the shoulder.
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- noun A set of
foursmaller musclesin the shoulderresponsible for rotating the humerus(upper arm bone).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a supporting structure of the shoulder consisting of the muscles and tendons that attach the arm to the shoulder joint and enable the arm to move
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