HyperDic: hip_socket

English > 1 sense of the expression hip socket:
NOUNbodyhip socketthe socket part of the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the innominate bone
English > hip socket: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe socket part of the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the innominate bone.
Part ofjoint, articulation, articulatio(anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion / motion)
BroadersocketA bony hollow into which a structure fits
Spanishacetábulo
Catalanacetàbul

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