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|Noun||1.||glenoid fossa - a deep concavity in the temporal bone at the root of the zygomatic arch that receives the condyle of the mandible|
os temporale, temporal bone - a thick bone forming the side of the human cranium and encasing the inner ear
|2.||glenoid fossa - 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