cotyloid cavity
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
The acetabulum or coxal cavity.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • cotyloid cavity — see acetabulum * * * acetabulum …   Medical dictionary

  • cotyloid cavity — see acetabulum …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • cotyloid cavity — noun the cup shaped hollow in the hipbone into which the head of the femur fits to form a ball and socket joint • Syn: ↑acetabulum • Derivationally related forms: ↑acetabular (for: ↑acetabulum) • Hypernyms: ↑socket …   Useful english dictionary

  • Впадина Вертлужная (Acetabulum, Cotyloid Cavity) — чашеобразное вдавление на наружной поверхности тазовой кости, образующее с головкой бедра тазобедренный сустав. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • cotyloid — cot y*loid, cotyloidal cotyloidal(k?t ? loid), a. [Cotyle + oid] (Anat.) (a) Shaped like a cup; cup shaped; as, the cotyloid cavity, the cup shaped socket which receives the head of the thigh bone. (b) Pertaining to a cotyloid cavity; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cavity — 1. A hollow space; hole. See cave, c., cavitas, cavernous space. 2. Lay term for the loss of tooth structure due to dental caries. SYN: cavum [TA], cavitas. [L. cavus …   Medical dictionary

  • cotyloid — 1. Cup shaped; cuplike. 2. Relating to the c. cavity or acetabulum. [G. kotyle, a small cup, + eidos, appearance] * * * cot·y·loid kät əl .ȯid adj of or relating to an acetabulum * * * cot·y·loid (kotґə loid) [Gr. kotyloeides cup shaped] 1 …   Medical dictionary

  • cotyloid joint — noun a freely moving joint in which a sphere on the head of one bone fits into a rounded cavity in the other bone • Syn: ↑ball and socket joint, ↑spheroid joint, ↑enarthrodial joint, ↑enarthrosis, ↑articulatio spheroidea • Hypernyms: ↑synovial… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cotyloidal — cotyloid cot y*loid, cotyloidal cotyloidal(k?t ? loid), a. [Cotyle + oid] (Anat.) (a) Shaped like a cup; cup shaped; as, the cotyloid cavity, the cup shaped socket which receives the head of the thigh bone. (b) Pertaining to a cotyloid cavity; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acetabulum — cotyloid cavity; n. either of the two deep sockets, one on each side of the hip bone, into which the head of the thigh bone (femur) fits at the hip joint …   The new mediacal dictionary

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