acetabular notch

(redirected from cotyloid notch)

ac·e·tab·u·lar notch

[TA]
a gap in the inferior the margin of the acetabulum, bridged by the transverse acetabular ligament, giving passage to the acetabular branches of the obturator artery and vein.
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acetabular notch

The notch in the inferior border of the acetabulum.
See also: notch
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Bone preparation of the acetabulum was accomplished by reaming to the cortical bone of the cotyloid notch. The acetabular component was inserted and secured by "press-fit"; additional screws (average of 3.4) were used for primary cup fixation.