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Encyclopedia > Glenoid labrum
Glenoidal labrum
Glenoid fossa of right side.
Latin labrum glenoidale
Gray's subject #83 319
Dorlands/Elsevier l_01/12474070
The Acetabular labrum is also known as the "glenoidal labrum of the hip joint" in older texts.

The glenoidal labrum (glenoid ligament) is a fibrocartilaginous rim attached around the margin of the glenoid cavity. The Glenoid fossa can refer to: Glenoid cavity (more common) Mandibular fossa Category: ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... Elseviers logo. ... Bones of the Hip In anatomy, the hip is the bony projection of the femur, known as the greater trochanter, and the overlying muscle and fat. ... Glenoid fossa redirects here, for the other use of Glenoid fossa please see mandibular fossa. ...


It is triangular on section, the base being fixed to the circumference of the cavity, while the free edge is thin and sharp.


It is continuous above with the tendon of the long head of the Biceps brachii, which gives off two fasciculi to blend with the fibrous tissue of the labrum. A person flexing his biceps brachii In human anatomy, the biceps brachii is a muscle on the upper arm that acts to flex the elbow. ... A labrum (Latin for lip) is the large vessel of a warm bath in the Roman thermae. ...


It deepens the articular cavity, and protects the edges of the bone.


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