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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Glenoid cavity is considered as the head of the scapula.
The greatest difference appears in Grade II, which presents two sub-classifications depending on position of the glenoid cavity, which may be normal (IIA) or altered (IIB) (table 1-B).
Treatments through Invossa will be done through injecting healthy human allogenic cartilage cells into the glenoid cavity of the knee and will not require surgical treatments.
The labrum is a ring of fibrocartilage based on the glenoid cavity.
The rotator cuff is important in centring the humeral head in the glenoid cavity and superior translation of humeral head occurs if their function is compromised.
The labrum is a triangular fibrocartilagenous tissue that increases the depth of the glenoid cavity while facilitating compression.
It expands the size and depth of the glenoid cavity, increasing the stability of the glenohumeral joint (Cooper et al 1992).
The glenoid cavity is located on the lateral angle of the shoulder blade.
The short head arises by a thick flattened tendon from the apex of the coracoid process and the long head arises from the supraglenoid tuberosity at the upper margin of the glenoid cavity, and is continuous with the glenoid labrum.
The AP projection of the humerus should demonstrate the entire bony anatomy, including the glenoid cavity proximally.
Radiological investigations demonstrated an expanded lytic lesion in the scapula near the glenoid cavity.
raises it away from the midline of the body) and stabilizes the head of the humerus in the glenoid cavity (the point of articulation in the scapula).