glenoid cavity

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  • noun

Synonyms for glenoid cavity

the concavity in the head of the scapula that receives the head of the humerus to form the shoulder joint

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The glenoid bare spot had been used at arthroscopy as a landmark reference point for the center of the glenoid fossa to determine the presence and size of bony lesions.
Glenoid morfolojisi ve humerus basi ile iliskisi hem primer osteoartrit gelisim riski acisindan hem de cerrahi acidan onemlidir (6).
This may be subacromial or internal impingement of the rotator cuff on the posterior superior glenoid.
The grading system used was grade (1) up the face but short of the glenoid rim; grade (2) up the face to the glenoid rim, partially over the rim (perched); or grade (3) complete dislocation.
Consider arthroscopic stabilisation: surgery involves the glenoid, predominantly innervated by the suprascapular nerve; irrigating fluid causes marked distension of the joint capsule, predominantly innervated by both suprascapular and axillary nerves.
What happens posterior to the glenoid fossae is as important as what is happening anterior to the fossae.
Passive joint movements to her gleno-humeral joints encouraged synovial fluid flow to reduce friction between the glenoid cavity and the head of the humerus.
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.
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 glenohumeral joint is the articulation of the humeral head with the small, flat glenoid fossa of the scapula.
The theoretical relationships were fitted to experimental data of glenoid cancellous bone specimens.
Radiologist Peter McCreight told Conte the MRI showed he had "a severe intraarticulated glenoid fracture" that required "immediate surgical repair.
corner of cave" (Garrod's 2 May field-notes), as well as "an exceptionally large" human molar-tooth and a fragment of a skull bearing a portion of the glenoid fosse which were found lying upon the rock at the base of the breccia, "at a point where it was extremely hard throughout" (Garrod 1928:183).
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.