*Shoulder girdle

The glenohumeral joint is the articulation between the head of the humerus and the glenoid cavity of the scapula. It is a ball ... When the scapula is moved medially it lies in a frontal plane with the glenoid cavity facing directly laterally. At this ... When the scapula is moved laterally it lies in a sagittal plane with the glenoid cavity facing anteriorly. At this position, ... at its most elevated position the scapula is always tilted so that the glenoid cavity is facing superiorly. During this tilting ...

*Scapula

Immediately below the glenoid cavity is a rough impression, the infraglenoid tuberosity, about 2.5 cm (1 in). in length, which ... The epiphyseal line across the glenoid cavity is the line of fusion. They are the counterparts of the ilium and ischium of the ... This runs from the lower part of the glenoid cavity, downward and backward to the vertebral border, about 2.5 cm above the ... It begins above at the lower margin of the glenoid cavity, and inclines obliquely downward and backward to the inferior angle. ...

*Upper extremity of humerus

It is directed upward, medialward, and a little backward, and articulates with the glenoid cavity of the scapula to form the ...

*Glenoid cavity

... shown in red. Animation. Glenoid cavity shown in red. Glenoid fossa of right side. Anterior view of left scapula ... The glenoid cavity or glenoid fossa of scapula is a part of the shoulder. It is a shallow, pyriform articular surface, which is ... The humerus is held in place within the glenoid cavity by means of the long head of the biceps tendon. This tendon originates ... By being so shallow the glenoid cavity allows the shoulder joint to have the greatest mobility of all joints in the body, ...

*Pelvis

The epiphyseal line across the glenoid cavity is the line of fusion. They are the counterparts of the ilium and ischium of the ... The pelvic cavity is a body cavity that is bounded by the bones of the pelvis and which primarily contains reproductive organs ... the pelvic cavity (the space enclosed by the bony pelvis), the pelvic floor, below the pelvic cavity, and the perineum, below ... the pelvic cavity, typically defined as a small part of the space enclosed by the bony pelvis, delimited by the pelvic brim ...

*Infraglenoid tubercle

... the glenoid cavity. The name infraglenoid tubercle refers to its location below the glenoid cavity. Left scapula. Infraglenoid ...

*Ancalecetus

The glenoid cavity is very shallow and directed posteriorly, rather than ventrally like in other cetaceans. Likewise, the oddly ...

*Supraglenoid tubercle

It is a small, rough projection superior to the glenoid cavity near the base of the coracoid process. The term supraglenoid is ... from the Latin supra meaning above and glenoid meaning socket or cavity. Biceps tendonitis originates on the long head of the ...

*Glenoid tubercles

The Latin term glenoid meaning socket or cavity refers to the glenoid cavity. The glenoid tubercles serves as attachment points ... the glenoid cavity. The name infraglenoid tubercle refers to its location below the glenoid cavity. Position of supraglenoid ... The glenoid tubercles are two small bony eminences (or tubercles) located above and below the glenoid cavity on the scapula. ... It is a small, rough projection superior to the glenoid cavity near the base of the coracoid process. The name supraglenoid ...

*Teres minor muscle

... as part of the rotator cuff they help hold the humeral head in the glenoid cavity of the scapula. They work in tandem with the ... Fibrous bands, cysts of the glenoid labrum, lipoma or dilated veins can occupy the quadrilateral space pathologically. Similar ...

*Glenoid labrum

Tears are classified as either superior or inferior in regards to where the tear is in the glenoid cavity. A SLAP lesion ( ... The glenoid labrum (glenoid ligament) is a fibrocartilaginous structure (not a fibrocartilage as previously thought) rim ... The labrum is triangular in section, the base is fixed to the circumference of the cavity, while the free edge is thin and ... attached around the margin of the glenoid cavity in the shoulder blade. The shoulder joint is considered a ball and socket ...

*Articular capsule of the humerus

It completely encircles the joint, being attached, above, to the circumference of the glenoid cavity beyond the glenoidal ...

*Supraspinatus muscle

The supraspinatus muscle performs abduction of the arm, and pulls the head of the humerus medially towards the glenoid cavity. ...

*Ixalerpeton

... and the glenoid cavity on the scapula, where the scapula-humerus joint is located, faces slightly sideways instead of backwards ...

*Shoulder joint

... and help to pull the head of the humerus into the glenoid cavity. The glenoid cavity is shallow and contains the glenoid labrum ... humerus and inserts on the superior margin of the glenoid cavity to press the head of the humerus against the glenoid cavity. ... The glenoid labrum is a ring of cartilaginous fibre attached to the circumference of the cavity. This ring is continuous with ... However the socket of the glenoid cavity of the scapula is itself quite shallow and is made deeper by the addition of the ...

*Biceps

The tendon of the long head of the biceps also assists in holding the head of the humerus in the glenoid cavity. The proximal ... Biceps tenodesis includes release of the long head of the biceps tendon off of its insertion on the glenoid and re-attachment ... From its origin on the glenoid, the long head remains tendinous as it passes through the shoulder joint and through the ...

*Bankart lesion

A bony Bankart is a Bankart lesion that includes a fracture in of the anterior-inferior glenoid cavity of the scapula bone. The ... When this happens, a pocket at the front of the glenoid forms that allows the humeral head to dislocate into it. It is an ... A Bankart lesion is an injury of the anterior (inferior) glenoid labrum of the shoulder due to anterior shoulder dislocation. ... The presence of contrast allows for better evaluation of the glenoid labrum. Arthroscopic repair of Bankart injuries have high ...

*Synapsid

In this form of jaw joint, the dentary forms a connection with a depression in the squamosal known as the glenoid cavity. In ... separating the mouth and nasal cavity. In early synapsids, a secondary palate began to form on the sides of the maxilla, still ...

*Glenohumeral ligaments

A third at the upper part of the joint is fixed above to the apex of the glenoid cavity close to the root of the coracoid ... A second at the lower part of the joint extends from the under edge of the glenoid cavity to the under part of the anatomical ... During abduction the greater tubercle of the humerus comes in contact with the upper margin of the glenoid cavity, which limits ... One on the medial side of the joint passes from the medial edge of the glenoid cavity to the lower part of the lesser tubercle ...

*SLAP tear

... fibrocartilaginous rim attached around the margin of the glenoid cavity). SLAP is an acronym for "superior labral tear from ... The glenoid is drilled for the anchor implantation. Anchors are inserted in the glenoid. The suture component of the implant is ... Separation of the superior portion of the glenoid labrum and tendon of the biceps brachii muscle from the glenoid rim Type III ... labrum/glenoid separation at the inferior glenohumeral ligament Biceps Tendon - exclusion of pulley injury Bone - glenoid, ...

*Serratus anterior muscle

In primates, the thoracic cage is wide and the scapula is rotated onto its posterior side to have the glenoid cavity face ...

*Military press

The rotator cuff is also active to pull the caput humeri into the glenoid cavity and counteract the superior forces of caput ... They work together to tilt the Scapula to a position that makes the glenoid cavity point superiorly, enabling the last degrees ...

*Upper limb

... is the highly mobile ball and socket joint between the glenoid cavity of the scapula and the head of the humerus. Lacking the ... range of abduction the arm must be rotated medially and the scapula most be rotated about itself to direct the glenoid cavity ...

*Glenopolar angle

... most cranial with the most caudal point of the glenoid cavity and the line connecting the most cranial of the glenoid cavity ... The glenopolar angle (GPA) is a measure for the rotational malalignment of the glenoid about an anteroposterior (front-to-back ... 2001). "Scapular neck fracture - the influence of permanent malalignment of the glenoid neck on clinical outcome". Archives of ...

*Tetrapod

The upper portion of the girdle had a flat, scapular blade, with the glenoid cavity situated below performing as the ... Situated between the tympanum and braincase in an air-filled cavity, the stapes was now capable of transmitting vibrations from ... and suspended in an air-filled cavity. In modern species that are sensitive to over 1 kHz frequencies, the footplate of the ...

*Equine anatomy

Digestion begins in the mouth, which is also called the "oral cavity." It is made up of the teeth, the hard palate, the soft ... the glenoid); the angle of the shoulder has a great effect on the horse's movement and jumping ability, and is an important ... The soft palate blocks off the pharynx from the mouth (oral cavity) of the horse, except when swallowing. This helps prevent ...