glenoid fossa

glenoid fossa
glenoid fossa n the depression in each lateral wall of the skull with which the mandible articulates called also mandibular fossa

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  • glenoid cavity — n the shallow cavity of the upper part of the scapula by which the humerus articulates with the pectoral girdle * * * (glenoid fossa) the socket of the shoulder joint: the pear shaped cavity at the top of the scapula into which the head of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • glenoid cavity — glenoid fossa the socket of the shoulder joint: the pear shaped cavity at the top of the scapula into which the head of the humerus fits …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Glenoid cavity — Infobox Bone Name = Glenoid cavity Latin = c. glenoidalis GraySubject = 50 GrayPage = 207 Caption = Glenoid fossa of right side. Caption2 = Left scapula. Lateral view. System = Precursor = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = c 16 DorlandsSuf =… …   Wikipedia

  • Glenoid labrum — Infobox Anatomy Name = Glenoidal labrum Latin = labrum glenoidale GraySubject = 83 GrayPage = 319 Caption = Glenoid fossa of right side. Caption2 = System = Precursor = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = l 01 DorlandsSuf = 12474070 : The… …   Wikipedia

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