glenoid cavity

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Noun1.glenoid cavity - the concavity in the head of the scapula that receives the head of the humerus to form the shoulder joint
scapula, shoulder blade, shoulder bone - either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings
fossa, pit - a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)
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The glenohumeral (GH) joint consists of the humeral head that articulates in the glenoid fossa of the scapula, surrounded by several static and dynamic structures.