cotyle


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cot·y·le

(kot'i-lē),
1. Any cup-shaped structure.
2. Synonym(s): acetabulum
[G. kotylē, anything hollow, the cup or socket of a joint]
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cot·y·le

(kot'i-lē)
Any cup-shaped structure.
[G. kotylē, anything hollow, the cup or socket of a joint]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The lateral cotyle (Cotyla lateralis) and the medial cotyle (Cotyla medialis) appear conspicuous in all the analysed species.
1 and 2 in 10), weaker subcentral ridges, and flatter cotyles. Holman later noted (3) that this species further differed from G.