glenoid labrum

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glenoid labrum

a fibrocartilaginous collar that deepens and expands the glenoid cavity.

gle·noid la·brum

(glē'noyd lā'brŭm)
Soft tissue lip around the periphery of the glenoid fossa that widens and deepens the shoulder joint to aid in the achievement of stability.
See also: acetabulum

glenoid labrum

The ring of fibrocartilaginous tissue around the glenoid cavity on the scapula. It deepens and increases the congruency of the articulating surface.
Synonym: glenoid ligament; glenoid lip