glenoid cavity

(redirected from glenoid cavities)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to glenoid cavities: Glenohumeral joint
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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)
References in periodicals archive ?
The left glenoid cavities were slightly shorter in length in comparison to the right.
(Table-5) Ozer et al, (7) measured the superior-inferior diameter of male and female glenoid cavities separately.