1. teres

noun. either of two muscles in the shoulder region that move the shoulders and arms.


  • teres major
  • striated muscle
  • musculus teres major
  • teres major muscle
  • skeletal muscle
  • shoulder
  • teres muscle
  • teres minor muscle
  • musculus teres minor


  • flexor
  • lower

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Sentences with teres

1. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Other back muscles that contribute are: the lower trapezius, rhomboid major and minor and teres major.

2. Noun, plural
The teres major is a small muscle that attaches your shoulder blade to the back of your upper arm.