glenoid fossa

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Noun1.glenoid fossa - a deep concavity in the temporal bone at the root of the zygomatic arch that receives the condyle of the mandibleglenoid 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
fossa, pit - a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)
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
fossa, pit - a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)
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5) and Burke, (12) also measured antero-posterior diameter of glenoid cavity of scapula.
A Study of Morphological Patterns of Glenoid Cavity of Scapula.