2020欧洲杯滚球

labrum

noun
la·​brum | \ ˈlā-brəm How to pronounce labrum (audio) \

Definition of labrum

1 : an upper or anterior mouthpart of an arthropod consisting of a single median piece in front of or above the mandibles
2 : a ring of fibrous cartilage forming the margin of the shallow cavity of the upper part of the scapula by which the humerus articulates with the shoulder girdle

Examples of labrum in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Following this season, Burton elected to have surgery to repair the labrum in his hip. Jim Ayello, Indianapolis Star, "Colts sign TE Trey Burton to one-year deal," 22 Apr. 2020 Since electing to have the labrum in his right shoulder repaired soon after the NBA’s suspension, Brunson has hooked cable up to his doors and used walls for isometric exercises. Callie Caplan, Dallas News, "Inside the Mavs training staff’s virtual transformation to keep players healthy, conditioned amid coronavirus hiatus," 13 Apr. 2020 Prior to the team’s three-game series against the Pirates, Bochy announced that Moronta will undergo surgery to repair the labrum in his right shoulder on Tuesday in Los Angeles. Kerry Crowley, The Mercury News, "Bad news keeps rolling in for Giants pitchers, 2020 bullpen outlook takes a hit," 9 Sep. 2019 Delmonico underwent season-ending surgery to repair the labrum in his left shoulder on May 30. Phil Thompson, chicagotribune.com, "White Sox call up Odrisamer Despaigne to start against the Nationals and release Nicky Delmonico," 10 June 2019 The senior right-handed pitcher and third baseman for Male tore the labrum in his throwing arm the summer after his sophomore year and missed his entire junior season and summer ball. Dominique Yates, The Courier-Journal, "Futures on hold: What high school athletes are doing to attract attention of college coaches," 1 Apr. 2020 Vincent, who missed all of last season with a labrum year, was back hitting blocking sleds with the defensive tackles. Nathan Baird, cleveland, "Ohio State spring football practice: On defense, who was missing and who stood out on Day 1?," 2 Mar. 2020 The bone should be intact, but the labrum is likely torn. That’s atop losing Dwight Powell for the season with an Achilles rupture and Jalen Brunson to what the Mavericks are describing as a week-to-week rehab from a right labrum tear.

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'labrum.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of labrum

1578, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for labrum

New Latin, from Latin, lip, edge — more at lip

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about labrum

Time Traveler for labrum

Time Traveler

The first known use of labrum was in 1578

See more words from the same year

Statistics for labrum

Last Updated

9 May 2020

Cite this Entry

“Labrum.” waleadership.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, http://waleadership.com/dictionary/labrum. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for labrum

labrum

noun
la·​brum | \ ˈlā-brəm How to pronounce labrum (audio) \
plural labra\ -​brə How to pronounce labra (audio) \

Medical Definition of labrum

1 : an upper or anterior mouthpart of an arthropod consisting of a single median piece in front of or above the mandibles
2 : a fibrous ring of cartilage attached to the rim of a joint: as

Comments on labrum

What made you want to look up labrum? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Obscure Shapes

  • a pile of three dimensional shapes in green
  • Something that is ooid is shaped like:
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!