Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to a labrum (lip-like projection).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In entomology, of or pertaining to the labrum.

Etymologies

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labr(um) +‎ -al

Examples

  • Assistant Athletic Trainer Jennifer Butler works with athletes every day who struggle with reoccurring injuries such as labral tears, rotator cuff tendonitis and shoulder dislocation.

    The Parthenon

  • But there are no accurate figures, according to Hausman, that detail how often the condition can be attributed to labral damage.

    The Dastardly 'Dead-Arm Syndrome'

  • The force across these joints increases up to eight times their weight during competition, so more weight means a higher likelihood of meniscus tears, hip labral tears and impingements.

    Will Cholesterol Kill Baseball?

  • It is important that you seek counsel for a sports medicine specialist who takes care of athletic hip injuries if you suspect that you have a labral injury and/or impingement that is limiting your ability to participate in sports.

    Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano: New Treatments for Hip Pain

  • The abnormal "extra bone" on the ball and or "socket" is also precisely trimmed to restore normal motion of the ball-and-socket joint in all positions required for athletic activity, so that recurrent labral tears and cartilage injury to the joint do not occur.

    New Treatments for Hip Pain

  • The most common cause for disabling hip joint pain in the athletic population is secondary to labral tears.

    New Treatments for Hip Pain

  • The diagnosis of hip impingement and labral tears can be made on physical examination and is usually confirmed with magnetic resonance and/or computed tomography imaging studies.

    New Treatments for Hip Pain

  • Butler fell to the court clutching a rebound and banged his left hip, near the joint where he had a small labral tear that cost him 19 games last season.

    USATODAY.com

  • Notes: Butler missed his 11th game with a small labral tear of the left hip joint. ...

    USATODAY.com

  • The official diagnosis on Hot Doc's report is "huge labral tear."

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