acetabula


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acetabulum

 [as″ĕ-tab´u-lum] (pl. aceta´bula) (L.)
the cup-shaped cavity on the lateral surface of the hip bone in which the head of the femur articulates.
 Acetabulum, showing the cup-shaped cavity (A), and its articulation with the femur (B). From Dorland's, 2000.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ac·e·tab·u·la

(as-ĕ-tab'yū-lă),
Plural of acetabulum.
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ac·e·tab·u·la

(as-ĕ-tab'yū-lă)
Plural of acetabulum.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012