glenoid cavity


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glenoid cavity

[¦gle‚nȯid ′kav·əd·ē]
(anatomy)
The articular surface on the scapula for articulation with the head of the humerus.
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Length of glenoid cavity (superior-inferior glenoid diameter): maximum distance between most inferior point on glenoid margin to supraglenoid tubercle.
Breadth of glenoid cavity 1 (anteroposterior glenoid diameter 1): maximum breadth of articular margin of glenoid cavity perpendicular to glenoid cavity length (fig.
Breadth of glenoid cavity 2 (anteroposterior glenoid diameter 2): breadth of upper half of glenoid cavity at the midpoint between superior margin and middle of glenoid cavity (fig.
Furthermore, it appears that the HH occupies a relative superior position in the glenoid cavity in neutral side hanging position in chronic SIS and additional upward translation takes place during the elevation, reaching to the maximum at around 90 degrees and subsequently irritates the tendon of long head (LH) of biceps and the injured RC.
The major function of the RC is to rotate the HH within the glenoid cavity of the scapula.
Inverted comma shaped--The glenoid cavity has a distinct notch as shown in figure-2
Pear shaped or Tear drop shaped-The glenoid cavity was having an indistinct notch as shown in figure-3.
Ovoid or oval or Round shaped-The glenoid cavity had no notch as shown in figure-4.
The suprascapular notch: its morphology and distance from the glenoid cavity in a Kenyan population.
Muralidhar Reddy Sangam, Sattiraju Sri Sarada Devi, Karumanchi Krupadanam, Kolla Anasuya: A Study on the Morphology of the Suprascapular Notch and Its Distance from the Glenoid Cavity.
OBJECTIVE: To study morphometry of the glenoid cavity in 80 adult dry human scapulae (41right & 39 left) in North Indian population to:
ANTERIOR-POSTERIOR GLENOID DIAMETER (AP): It is described as the maximum breadth of the articular margin of the glenoid cavity perpendicular to the glenoid cavity height (fig 3).