Acetabular
Acetabular Ac`e*tab"u*lar, a. Cup-shaped; saucer-shaped; acetabuliform. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • acetabular — adjective see acetabulum …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • acetabular — See acetabulum. * * * …   Universalium

  • acetabular — adjective /ˌæsɪˈtæbjʊlə,ˌæsɪˈtæbjəlɚ/ cup shaped; saucer shaped; acetabuliform …   Wiktionary

  • Acetabular — Pertaining to the acetabulum, the cup shaped socket of the hip joint which is a key feature of the pelvis. The head (upper end) of the femur (the thighbone) fits into the acetabulum and articulates with it, forming a ball and socket joint.The… …   Medical dictionary

  • acetabular — adj. cup shaped, concave …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acetabular — ac·e·tab·u·lar …   English syllables

  • acetabular — adjective of the cup shaped socket that receives the head of the thigh bone • Syn: ↑cotyloid, ↑cotyloidal • Similar to: ↑concave • Derivationally related forms: ↑acetabulum …   Useful english dictionary

  • acetabular notch — näch n a notch in the rim of the acetabulum through which blood vessels and nerves pass * * * incisura acetabuli …   Medical dictionary

  • acetabular index — acetabular angle …   Medical dictionary

  • Acetabular notch — Infobox Bone Name = Acetabular notch Latin = incisura acetabuli GraySubject = 57 GrayPage = 237 Caption = Right hip bone. External surface. (Acetabular notch visible near center, inside blue line.) Caption2 = System = Precursor = MeshName =… …   Wikipedia

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