The glenohumeral joint, commonly known as the shoulder joint, is a multiaxial synovial ball and socket joint and involves articulation between the glenoid fossa of the scapula (shoulder blade) and the head of the humerus (upper arm bone). [WP,unvetted]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glenohumeral_joint ]

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  • The glenohumeral joint, commonly known as the shoulder joint, is a multiaxial synovial ball and socket joint and involves articulation between the glenoid fossa of the scapula (shoulder blade) and the head of the humerus (upper arm bone). [WP,unvetted].
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editor note
  • note that in this ontology 'glenoid fossa' is a cavity (consistent with FMA) - consider adding a class for the surface of the scapula that is adjacent to this cavity, and making a more explicit connects relationship
external ontology notes
  • in FMA, this is part of the bony pectoral girdle, alongside the skeleton of pectoral girdle
has broad synonym
  • joint of shoulder
  • shoulder joint
has exact synonym
  • humeral joint
  • articulatio humeri
has related synonym
  • humeroscapular joint
id
  • UBERON:0001470