glenoid

adjective
glen·​oid | \ ˈglen-ˌȯid How to pronounce glenoid (audio) , ˈglēn- How to pronounce glenoid (audio) \

Medical Definition of glenoid

1 : having the form of a smooth shallow depression used chiefly of skeletal articulatory sockets
2 : of or relating to the glenoid cavity or glenoid fossa

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“Glenoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/glenoid. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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