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Glenohumeral ligament

glenohumeral ligament gle·no·hu·mer·al ligament (glē’nō-hyōō’mər-əl, glěn’ō-)
Any of three fibrous bands that reinforce the articular capsule of the shoulder joint and are attached to the margin of the glenoid cavity of the scapula and to the neck of the humerus.


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