glenoid cavity


The hollow in the head of the scapula into which the head of the humerus sits to make the shoulder joint.glenoid fossa

Nearby words

  1. glenn,
  2. glenn's operation,
  3. glennie,
  4. glenohumeral ligament,
  5. glenoid,
  6. glenrothes,
  7. glens falls,
  8. glenview,
  9. glenwood,
  10. gley

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