\ɡlˈɛnɔ͡ɪd], \ɡlˈɛnɔɪd], \ɡ_l_ˈɛ_n_ɔɪ_d]\
Definitions of GLENOID
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
Any shallow, articular cavity, glene, which receives the head of a bone; such as, 1. The glenoid cavity or fossa of the scapula, Fossa glenoidea, Omocotyle, Acetabulum humeri, Cavitas humeri glenoides, Entyposis, is situate at the anterior angle of the scapula; and is articulated with the head of the humerus. 2. The glenoid cavity or fossa of the temporal bone. It is seated between the two roots of the zygomatic process, and receives the condyle of the lower jaw.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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