acetabular

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acetabular

 [as″ĕ-tab´u-ler]
pertaining to the acetabulum.

ac·e·tab·u·lar

(as-ĕ-tab'yū-lăr),
Relating to the acetabulum.

acetabular

/ac·e·tab·u·lar/ (as″ĕ-tab´u-lar) pertaining to the acetabulum.

acetabular

[as′ətab′yələr]
Etymology: L, acetabulum, little saucer
pertaining to the acetabulum.

ac·e·tab·u·lar

(as-ĕ-tab'yū-lăr)
Relating to the acetabulum.

acetabulum

(as″ĕ-tab′ū-lŭm) [L., a little saucer for vinegar]
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ACETABULUM OF RIGHT HIP BONE (FEMALE)
The cavity or depression on the lateral surface of the innominate bone (hip bone). This bone is composed of the three bones ilium, ischium, and pubis, and provides the socket into which the head of the femur fits. acetabular (-lăr), adjective See: illustration

acetabular

pertaining to the acetabulum.

acetabular dysplasia
see hip dysplasia.
acetabular sourcil
thickening of subchondral acetabular bone. Used as an indicator of biomechanics in the canine hip joint and in radiographic assessment for hip dysplasia.