shoulder joint

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Related to humeral joint: shoulder joint, Humeral head, Glenohumeral 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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Eighteen articular cartilage-bone specimens from three canine humeral joints were studied to improve quantitative in situ correlation of articular cartilage between microscopic magnetic resonance imaging ([mu]MRI), polarized light microscopy (PLM), Fourier-transform infrared imaging (FTIRI).