HyperDic: cotyloid_cavity

English > 1 sense of the expression cotyloid cavity:
NOUNbodycotyloid cavity, acetabulumthe cup-shaped hollow in the hipbone into which the head of the femur fits to form a ball-and-socket joint
English > cotyloid cavity: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe cup-shaped hollow in the hipbone into which the head of the femur fits to form a ball-and-socket joint.
Synonymacetabulum
Part ofhipbone, innominate bonelarge flaring bone forming one half of the pelvis
BroadersocketA bony hollow into which a structure fits
Spanishacetábulo
Catalanacetàbul

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