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Shoulder Joint

Descriptions of Shoulder Joint

Shoulder Joint: a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Shoulder Joint

Shoulder Joint: The term shoulder joint is a general name that can refer to any or all of the three joints that make up the shoulder, including the acromioclavicular joint, glenohumeral joint and the sternoclavicular joint. However, it is used most often to refer to the ball-and-socket glenohumeral joint. Conditions that can afflict the shoulder joint include arthritis, rotator cuff tear, trauma, fracture, infection, dislocation, winged scapula, osteomyelitis and osteolysis.

Closely Related Organs: Shoulder Joint

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Shoulder Joint

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Sub Parts: Shoulder Joint

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Shoulder Joint

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