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glenoid labrum of scapula


Definition: a ring of fibrocartilage attached to the margin of the glenoid cavity of the scapula to increase its depth.

Synonym(s): labrum glenoidale scapulaeTA, articular margin, circumferential cartilage2, glenoid ligament1, glenoidal lip, ligamentum glenoidale

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