glenoid labrum

noun

variants or glenoidal labrum
: a fibrocartilaginous ligament forming the margin of the glenoid cavity of the shoulder joint that serves to broaden and deepen the cavity and gives attachment to the long head of the biceps brachii

called also labrum

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“Glenoid labrum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/glenoid%20labrum. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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