|Bone: Glenoid cavity|
|Glenoid fossa of right side.|
|Left scapula. Lateral view.|
|Gray's||subject #50 207|
On the lateral angle of the scapula is a shallow pyriform, articular surface, the glenoid cavity (or glenoid fossa of scapula), which is directed lateralward and forward and articulates with the head of the humerus; it is broader below than above and its vertical diameter is the longest.
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