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glenoid

Pronunciation: gle'noyd, glen'oyd

Definition: Resembling a socket; denoting the articular depression of the scapula entering into the formation of the shoulder joint.

[G. glenoeides, fr. glene, pupil of eye, socket of joint, honeycomb, + eidos, appearance]

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