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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

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.
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5 mm in diameter, were taken from an area, just below the subchondral plate of the glenoid.
Results of a convex-back cemented keeled glenoid component in primary osteoarthritis: multicenter study with a follow-up greater than 5 years.
The labrum is a ring of fibrocartilage based on the glenoid cavity.
A- Posterior glenohumeral capsular tightness During arm elevation in the healthy shoulder, the HH remains centred and rotates downward in the glenoid cavity while the scapula rotates superiorly (around horizontal axis perpendicular to it), internally (around a vertical axis through its plane) and tilt posteriorly (around horizontal axis in the plane of it).
Injuries to the glenoid labrum are common in both the general and sporting population and are divided into superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesions or non-SLAP lesions.
Autogenous blood injection in glenoid fossa with intermaxillary fixation for 15 days is asafe and effective treatment in cases of recurrent dislocation of TMJ.
A total shoulder replacement entails replacing the ball-shaped top of the humerus with a metal implant and the glenoid socket with a plastic component.
The short head arises by a thick flattened tendon from the apex of the coracoid process and the long head arises from the supraglenoid tuberosity at the upper margin of the glenoid cavity, and is continuous with the glenoid labrum.
A true anteroposterior view of the glenoid, along with axillary views, is the most helpful image for diagnosing the condition.