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glenoid

 [gle´noid]
resembling a pit or socket.

gle·noid

(glē'noyd, glen'oyd),
Resembling a socket; denoting the articular depression of the scapula entering into the formation of the shoulder joint.
[G. glēnoeidēs, fr. glēnē, pupil of eye, socket of joint, honeycomb, + eidos, appearance]

glenoid

/gle·noid/ (gle´noid) resembling a pit or socket.

glenoid

(glē′noid′, glĕn′oid′)
adj.
Relating to the articular depression of the scapula entering into the formation of the shoulder joint.

glenoid

adjective Socket-like.

Pronunciation:
Medspeak-UK: pronounced, GLEE noid.
Medspeak-US: pronounced, GLENN oid.

gle·noid

(glē'noyd)
Resembling a socket; denoting the articular depression of the scapula entering into the formation of the shoulder joint.
[G. glēnoeidēs, fr. glēnē, pupil of eye, socket of joint, honeycomb, + eidos, appearance]

glenoid

1. Of any smooth, shallow depression, especially in a bone, as in the glenoid cavity of the shoulder blade (scapula) with which the head of the upper arm bone (humerus) articulates.
2. The cavity of the scapula on the outer aspect.

gle·noid

(glē'noyd)
Resembling a socket.
[G. glēnoeidēs, fr. glēnē, pupil of eye, socket of joint, honeycomb, + eidos, appearance]

glenoid (glē´noid),

n the fossae in the temporal bone in which condyles of the mandible articulate with the skull.

glenoid

resembling a pit or socket.

glenoid cavity
a depression in the ventral angle of the scapula for articulation with the humerus.
glenoid cavity dysplasia
may be a contributing cause of scapulohumeral luxations, particularly in small and toy breeds of dogs.
glenoid fossa
a depression in the temporal bone in which the condyle of the lower jaw rests; called also mandibular fossa.
glenoid lip
a ring of fibrocartilage joined to the rim of the glenoid cavity.