supraglenoid tubercle


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Related to supraglenoid tubercle: biceps brachii, Infraglenoid tubercle, Coracobrachialis

tubercle

 [too´ber-k'l]
1. a nodule or small eminence, especially one on a bone, for attachment of a tendon; see also tuber and tuberosity. Called also tuberculum. adj., adj tuber´cular, tuber´culate.
2. a small, rounded nodule produced by the bacillus of tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis). It is made up of small spherical cells that contain giant cells and are surrounded by spindle-shaped epithelioid cells.
fibrous tubercle a tubercle of bacillary origin that contains connective tissue elements.
Ghon tubercle Ghon focus.
mental tubercle a prominence on the inner border of either side of the mental protuberance of the mandible.
miliary tubercle one of the many minute tubercles formed in many organs in acute miliary tuberculosis.
pubic tubercle a prominent tubercle at the lateral end of the pubic crest.
supraglenoid tubercle one on the scapula for attachment of the long head of the biceps muscle.

supraglenoid tubercle

A rough surface of the scapula above the glenoid cavity to which is attached the long head of the biceps muscle.

supraglenoid tubercle

A rough, elevated area just above the glenoid cavity of the scapula. The long head of the biceps muscle of the arm attaches to this tubercle.
See also: tubercle
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Sides 1, 2 and 3: Distance between inferior surface of anterior acromial tip and spinous process; Distance between supraglenoid tubercle and spinous process; Length of spinous process.
Although the distance from the supraglenoid tubercle to the spinous process was greatest in rhomboid subacromial spaces, the acromial length and the distance from the inferior surface of the anterior acromial tip to the spinous process was highest in triangular spaces (Table I).
The distance from the supraglenoid tubercle to the spinous process was largest in individuals with Type I (flat inferior surface) acroinia while acromial length and length of the spinous processes was most increased with Type II (curved inferior surface) acroinia (Table I).
According to Gray (1977), Moore (2001), Di Dio (2002) the LHBBT originates in the supraglenoid tubercle. For Bergman et al.
In arthroscopic examinations, the assessment of the origin of the LHBBT at the supraglenoid tubercle or labrium is important (Vangsness et al.).