glenoid labrum

noun
variants: or glenoidal labrum \ gli-​ˈnȯid-​ᵊl-​ How to pronounce glenoidal labrum (audio) \

Medical Definition of glenoid 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 14 Jul. 2020.

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