HyperDic: acetabular

English > 1 sense of the word acetabular:
ADJECTIVEallacetabular, cotyloid, cotyloidalof the cup-shaped socket that receives the head of the thigh bone
English > acetabular: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningOf the cup-shaped socket that receives the head of the thigh bone.
Synonymscotyloid, cotyloidal
Broaderconcavecurving inward
Spanishacetabular
Nounsacetabulumthe cup-shaped hollow in the hipbone into which the head of the femur fits to form a ball-and-socket joint

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