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glenohumeral Syllabification: glen·o·hu·mer·al
Pronunciation: /ˌɡlēnōˈ(h)yo͞omərəl/

Definition of glenohumeral in English:


Relating to the shoulder joint: elite tennis players were at risk of developing glenohumeral osteoarthritis
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  • Frequently, rotator cuff impingement is the source of the pain, but the underlying problem is the excessive glenohumeral translation.
  • The one abnormality that was detected was the range of movement of the glenohumeral joint is somewhat limited.
  • The largest joint - and the one most often affected by arthritis - is the glenohumeral joint.


Mid 19th century: from glenoid (see glenoid fossa) + humeral.

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