shoulder joint

shoulder joint
noun
a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula
Derivationally related forms: ↑shoulder (for: ↑shoulder)
Part Holonyms: ↑torso, ↑trunk, ↑body
Part Meronyms:

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