shoulder joint

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Noun1.shoulder joint - a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapulashoulder joint - a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula
scapula, shoulder blade, shoulder bone - either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings
arteria circumflexa humeri, circumflex humeral artery - an artery that supplies the shoulder joint and shoulder muscles
arteria circumflexa scapulae, circumflex scapular artery - an artery that serves the muscles of the shoulder and scapular area
torso, trunk, body - the body excluding the head and neck and limbs; "they moved their arms and legs and bodies"
articulatio spheroidea, ball-and-socket joint, cotyloid joint, enarthrodial joint, enarthrosis, spheroid joint - a freely moving joint in which a sphere on the head of one bone fits into a rounded cavity in the other bone
rotator cuff - a supporting structure of the shoulder consisting of the muscles and tendons that attach the arm to the shoulder joint and enable the arm to move
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An individual endoprosthesis to replace the segment of the right humerus and right shoulder joint.
Both patients had improved pain, tear thickness, range of motion and functional ability of shoulder joint.
One of the passengers was taken to the hospital with bruises of soft tissues of the shoulder joint.
The company said the CSR Total Shoulder System is a new canal-sparing, anatomic shoulder arthroplasty system that provides consistently reproducible shoulder joint restoration with an humeral implant that is smaller, more anatomically-shaped and less invasive than traditional shoulder replacement surgery.
SHOULDER joint replacement was first carried out in the United States back in the 1950s, but it hasn't become as common as hip or knee replacements.
Rotator cuff disorders - the rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint and keep it stable.
The methods of biomechanical test followed the instruction of Alexander cadaveric shoulder joint test.
These include both noninflammatory soft tissue rheumatic conditions around the shoulder joint and inflammatory conditions.
In addition, the composition of the shoulder joint, which consists of four separate joints they must work together and simultaneously a.
The upper arm, forearm, and hand were in the order of the upper limb mass; therefore, a higher impact force was generated at the shoulder joint during acceleration (F = ma).
The shoulder joint is composed of three major bones: wing bone (scapula), collarbone (clavicle) and upper arm bone (humerus).
The study showed that the creature's forelimb shoulder joint was facing down, so that its humerus - the bone running to the elbow - would have been positioned vertically beneath.