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Anatomical cavity for the proximal articular surface of the proximal limb or fin element with the scapulocoracoid or equivalent structure. [ PHENOSCAPE:ad ]

Synonyms: cavitus glenoidalis cavitas glenoidalis scapulae glenoid cavity glenoid cavity of scapula glenoid facet

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

Subsets

pheno_slim

latin term
cavitas glenoidalis scapulae [ FMA:TA FMA:23275 ]

axiom lost from external ontology

relationship loss: part_of scapular area (AAO:0000935)[AAO]

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ec/Gray328.png

external definition

Cavity for the articulation of the forelimb formed by the scapula, coracoid, and clavicle.[AAO]

external ontology notes

FMA also has classes for the bony parts around the cavity - these may be more useful than the cavity term itself

has related synonym

cavitas glenoidalis

glenoid cavity

id

UBERON:0006657

taxon notes

The glenoid fossa can be associated with the metapterygium in sarcopterygians, or either the meso- or propterygium in basal gnathostomes such as Chondrichthyans