glenoid


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to glenoid: glenoid fossa

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

(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]
References in periodicals archive ?
Variations of shape and size of glenoid cavity of scapula is important in order to understand of shoulder dislocation, rotator cuff disease and to determine the meticulous size of the glenoid component in the shoulder arthroplasty.
(12) Anterior labroligamentous periosteal sleeve avulsion (ALP-SA) lesions and glenoid labral articular defects (GLAD) are present in 79% to 100% of dislocated shoulders and are associated with increased instability.
Although there are different views; on the threshold amount of bone loss to switch from soft tissue procedures to bone reconstructions, it is widely accepted that glenoid cavity bone loss should be addressed in case of >20% loss on the glenoid cavity joint surface (Mologne et al., 2007; Provencher et al, 2010).
Normal and abnormal glenoid labrum: Assessment with multiplanar gradient-echo MR imaging.
The company considers its stemless implant to be a "truly revolutionary" product for its anatomic restoration abilities and aspherical head design that better replicates patient anatomy and improves joint access for easier glenoid preparation.
Relationship between various Variables using Pearson Correlation Coefficient Values Pearson Length Acromio- Acromio- Length Correlation of Coracoid Glenoid of Coefficient Acromion Distance Distance Scapula Variables Length of -- -0.805 0.226 0.378 * acromion Acromio-coracoid -0.085 -- 0.458 ** 0.378 * distance Acromio-glenoid 0.226 0.458 ** -- 0.329 * distance Length of scapula 0.378 * 0.378 * 0.329 * -- * Correlation is significant at 0.05 level (2-tailed) * Correlation is significant at 0.01 level (2-tailed)
In conjunction, the OVOMotion Shoulder Arthroplasty System is cleared for use in conjunction with the novel Arthrosurface Inlay Glenoid System.
In this scientific perspective, this paper analyzes different design factors affecting contact stresses at the TMJ prosthesis interface (i.e., the contact interface between the mandibular and the glenoid fossa components), which are consequently involved in their deterioration and final failure.
Computed tomography (CT) imaging showed vasogenic edema in the left temporal lobe secondary to intracranial displacement of the left mandibular condyle through a 1.3 x 0.7 cm defect of the glenoid fossa of the temporal bone.
(a) There is a rim on the glenoid cavity that constrains superior motion of the shoulder.