Definition of Articulatio humeri
1. Noun. A ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula.
Terms within: Scapula, Shoulder Blade, Shoulder Bone, Arteria Circumflexa Humeri, Circumflex Humeral Artery, Arteria Circumflexa Scapulae, Circumflex Scapular Artery, Rotator Cuff
Group relationships: Body, Torso, Trunk
Generic synonyms: Articulatio Spheroidea, Ball-and-socket Joint, Cotyloid Joint, Enarthrodial Joint, Enarthrosis, Spheroid Joint
Derivative terms: Shoulder
Medical Definition of Articulatio humeri
1. A ball-and-socket synovial joint between the head of the humerus and the glenoid cavity of the scapula. Synonym: articulatio humeri, glenohumeral articulation, humeral articulation. (05 Mar 2000)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Articulatio Humeri
Literary usage of Articulatio humeri
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1. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"articulatio humeri (SHOULDER-JOINT). Before proceeding to the dissection of the forearm it is advisable to study the ..."