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    glenoid fossa

    glenoid fossa - Dictionary definition and meaning for word glenoid fossa

    Definition
    (noun) a deep concavity in the temporal bone at the root of the zygomatic arch that receives the condyle of the mandible
    Synonyms : mandibular fossa
    Definition
    (noun) the concavity in the head of the scapula that receives the head of the humerus to form the shoulder joint
    Synonyms : glenoid cavity
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