Gle"noid (?), a. [Gr. ; socket of a joint + form; cf. F. gl'enoide.] Anat.

Having the form of a smooth and shallow depression; socketlike; -- applied to several articular surfaces of bone; as, the glenoid cavity, or fossa, of the scapula, in which the head of the humerus articulates.


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