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Noun: shoulder joint
  1. A ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula
    - shoulder, articulatio humeri

Derived forms: shoulder joints

Type of: articulatio spheroidea, ball-and-socket joint, cotyloid joint, enarthrodial joint, enarthrosis, spheroid joint

Part of: body, torso, trunk

Encyclopedia: Shoulder joint