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Glenoid Fossa

Descriptions of Glenoid Fossa

Glenoid Fossa: a deep concavity in the temporal bone at the root of the zygomatic arch that receives the condyle of the mandible
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Glenoid Fossa

Glenoid Fossa: The glenoid fossa is an anatomical feature of the scapula, commonly called the shoulder blade. The glenoid fossa is a depression or bowl-shaped area in which the head of the fits to form the glenohumeral joint, a part of the shoulder. Conditions that can afflict the glenoid fossa include dislocation of the glenoid fossa, trauma, fracture, and osteomyelitis.

Closely Related Organs: Glenoid Fossa

The following organs are closely related to the organ: Glenoid Fossa:

Conditions Afflicting Organs: Glenoid Fossa

The following conditions are related to the organ: Glenoid Fossa:

Other Names: Glenoid Fossa

The following are other names for the organ: Glenoid Fossa:

  • Glenoid fossa of the scapula

Sub Parts: Glenoid Fossa

The following list contains sub-parts of the organ: Glenoid Fossa:

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Glenoid Fossa

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Glenoid Fossa: Related Topics

More Anatomy Topics

  • shoulder blade ... see Scapula
  • Shoulder Joint
  • Shoulder Ligaments
  • shoulders ... see Shoulder
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  • Simple Epithelium
  • Sinoatrial node
  • sinus ... see Sinuses
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  • Skeletal System

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