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(ˈɡliːnɔɪd) or


1. (Anatomy) resembling or having a shallow cavity
2. (Anatomy) denoting the cavity in the shoulder blade into which the head of the upper arm bone fits
[C18: from Greek glēnoeidēs, from glēnē socket of a joint]


a. glenoideo-a, con apariencia de fosa o cuenca;
___ cavitycavidad ___;
___ fossafosa ___.
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By making a slight modification in the central ray placement for the inferosuperior intertubercular groove projection, the humeral head and glenoid fossa articulation can be demonstrated without moving the patient and with minimal distortion.
A'I've broken my glenoid joint (shoulder blade), fingers, I've had a bit cut off that finger (holds up two differently sized index fingers), a bit cut off my thumb (displays as shortened thumb), my knuckles.
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).
The theoretical relationships were fitted to experimental data of glenoid cancellous bone specimens.
The patient was taken to the operating room, where exploration revealed that the tumor had filled the external auditory canal and glenoid fossa, eroded the floor of the middle fossa, and extended across the skull base to the foramen lacerum.
Radiologist Peter McCreight told Conte the MRI showed he had "a severe intraarticulated glenoid fracture" that required "immediate surgical repair.
Other lytic lesions were identified in the glenoid, the distal right clavicle, and the inferior scapula.
Bioabsorbable tacks historically have been used to fixate non-contractile tissue such as the glenoid labrum but are currently being used during the repair of contractile tissue such as the supraspinatus tendon.
The ball is the top, rounded portion of the upper arm bone or humerus; the socket," or glenoid, is a dish-shaped part of the outer edge of the scapula into which the ball fits.