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Encyclopedia > Glenoidal labrum
Glenoidal labrum
Glenoid fossa of right side.
Latin labrum glenoidale
Gray's subject #83 319
Dorlands/Elsevier l_01/12474070

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 Elsevier, the worlds largest publisher of medical and scientific literature, forms part of the Reed Elsevier group. ... 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.


This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated. Please edit the article if this is the case, and feel free to remove this notice when it is no longer relevant. The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


 
 

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