labrum


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labrum

[′lā·brəm]
(invertebrate zoology)
The upper lip of certain arthropods, lying in front of or above the mandibles.
The outer edge of a gastropod shell.
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This mechanism would also cause the acetabular cartilage delaminated from the subchondral bone, while the labrum was still attached to the torn cartilage.
Dysplasia can make the labrum vulnerable to tears due to instability of the femoral head within the socket," Dr.
SLAP tear stands for Superior Labrum Anterior Posterior, which means the tear is in the upper part of the labrum and extends to the back and the front of the labrum.
The labrum is a ring of fibrocartilage based on the glenoid cavity.
The labrum is a triangular fibrocartilagenous tissue that increases the depth of the glenoid cavity while facilitating compression.
Injuries to the glenoid labrum are common in both the general and sporting population and are divided into superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesions or non-SLAP lesions.
5) This pressure could cause a symptomatic condition, including labrum tearing and psoas inflammation that can impair athletic performance.
We are suspecting a labrum tear due to the trauma caused to his shoulder joint.
To understand how a labral injury can occur under these various conditions, a basic review of the anatomy and function of the labrum is helpful.
MR arthrography can also be critical when evaluating the anterior labrum in the setting of traumatic anterior shoulder instability.
Roman labrum from the therms at legio VII gemina camp in Leon
The descriptions of the origin of the long head of the biceps brachii tendon (LHBBT) in the majority of texbooks texts and in anatomical works show disagreements, in special, as the relationships of the tendon with the glenoid labrum of the scapula.