glenohumeral joint

glenohumeral joint
articulatio humeri.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Glenohumeral ligaments — Infobox Ligament Name = Glenohumeral ligaments Latin = ligamenta glenohumeralia GraySubject = 83 GrayPage = 318 Caption = Caption2 = From = glenoid cavity To = humerus System = Precursor = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = l 09 DorlandsSuf =… …   Wikipedia

  • joint — /joynt/, n. 1. the place at which two things, or separate parts of one thing, are joined or united, either rigidly or in such a way as to permit motion; juncture. 2. a connection between pieces of wood, metal, or the like, often reinforced with… …   Universalium

  • glenohumeral — Relating to the glenoid cavity and the humerus. * * * gle·no·hu·mer·al .glen (.)ō hyüm (ə )rəl, .glēn adj of, relating to, or connecting the glenoid cavity and the humerus * * * adj. relating to the glenoid cavity and the humerus: the region of… …   Medical dictionary

  • glenohumeral — [ˌgli:nəʊ hju:m(ə)r(ə)l] adjective Anatomy relating to the shoulder joint. Origin C19: from glenoid (see glenoid cavity) + humeral …   English new terms dictionary

  • glenohumeral — adj. relating to the glenoid cavity and the humerus: the region of the shoulder joint …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Acromioclavicular joint — Infobox Anatomy Name = Acromioclavicular joint Latin = articulatio acromioclavicularis GraySubject = 82 GrayPage = 315 Caption = The left shoulder and acromioclavicular joints, and the proper ligaments of the scapula. Caption2 = Glenoid fossa of… …   Wikipedia

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