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glenoid


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glenoid  \Gle"noid\,  a.  [Gr.  ?;  ?  socket  of  a  joint  +  ?  form  cf 
  F.  gl['e]no["i]de.]  (Anat.) 
  Having  the  form  of  a  smooth  and  shallow  depression; 
  socketlike  --  applied  to  several  articular  surfaces  of  bone; 
  as  the  glenoid  cavity,  or  fossa,  of  the  scapula,  in  which 
  the  head  of  the  humerus  articulates. 




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