Meaning Acetabulum
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The cup-shaped socket of the hip joint. The acetabulum is a feature of the pelvis. The head (upper end) of the femur (thighbone) fits into the acetabulum and articulates with it, forming a ball-and-socket joint.
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The socket that holds the head of the femur, found in the pelvis of a given animal.
Source: petmd.com

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The receptacle for the head of the femur; formed by the ilium, ischium, and pubis.
Source: orthoinfo.aaos.org

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The cup-shaped cavity at the base of the hip bone into which the ball-shaped head of the femur fits.
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(as´´ue-tab´yuu-lum) A socket in the lateral surface of the hipbone (os coxa) with which the head of the femur articulates. acetone
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The acetabulum is the hip socket.
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(n) the cup-shaped hollow in the hipbone into which the head of the femur fits to form a ball-and-socket joint
Source: beedictionary.com

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A curved, bowl-shaped depression in the outer part of the hipbone. The ball-shaped portion at the top of the thighbone fits into this space to form the hip joint.
Source: health.harvard.edu

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N small cup (esp. for vinegar); 1/8 pint; cup-shaped part (plant); hip joint
Source: latin-dictionary.org

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The concave lateral portion of the sacrum that articulates with the head of the femur. Anatomically important in evaluating hip dysplasia.
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The part of the Pelvis that comprises the pelvic socket where the head of Femur joins to form Hip Joint (Acetabulofemoral Joint).
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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The concave lateral portion of the sacrum that articulates with the head of the femur. Anatomically important in evaluating hip dysplasia.
Source: cats-and-dogs-on-the-web.com

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Joint depression in the os coxa into which the head of the femur fits, the socket in the ball-in-socket hip joint. The three bones of the os coxa (ilium, ischium, pubis) meet in the acetabulum.
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<anatomy> The hollow, cuplike portion of the pelvis into which the head of the thigh bone (femur) fits. <zoology> Also, in entomology, the leg socket on an insect's abdomen or thorax. [..]
Source: mondofacto.com

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(Roman Antiquities) a vinegar cup; (Roman Antiquities) the socket of the hipbone; (Roman Antiquities) a measure of about one eighth of a pint (anatomy) The bony cup which receives the head of [..]
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