glenohumeral ligaments

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gle·no·hu·mer·al lig·a·ments

[TA]
three fibrous bands (capsular ligaments) that reinforce the anterior part of the articular capsule of the shoulder joint; they are in continuity with the glenoid labrum at the supraglenoid tubercle of the scapula and blend with the fibrous capsule as it attaches to the anatomic neck of the humerus; they are conspicuous as folds or ridges on the internal aspect of the articular capsule.
Synonym(s): ligamenta glenohumeralia [TA]

glenohumeral ligaments

Etymology: Gk, glene, joint socket, humerus, shoulder
three thickened bands of connective tissue attached proximally to the anterior margin of the glenoid cavity and distally to the neck of the humerus.
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Glenohumeral ligaments

gle·no·hu·mer·al lig·a·ments

(glē'nō-hyū'mĕr-ăl lig'ă-mĕnts) [TA]
Three fibrous bands that reinforce the anterior part of the articular capsule of the shoulder joint; they are in continuity with the glenoid labrum at the supraglenoid tubercle of the scapula and blend with the fibrous capsule as it attaches to the anatomic neck of the humerus.
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