fovea capitis


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Related to fovea capitis: round ligament of femur, Ligamentum teres

fovea capitis

[fō′vē·ə]
Etymology: L, fovea, pit
1 a depression on the proximal surface of the head of the radius where it meets the capitulum of the humerus.
2 a fovea on the head of the femur, where the round ligament is attached.

fovea capitis

The depression on the head of the femur for attachment of the ligamentum teres.
See also: fovea