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[L. acetabulum, a little saucer for vinegar (acetum)] The cavity or depression on the lateral surface of the innominate bone (hip bone). It is composed of three bones: the ilium, ischium, and pubis; it provides the socket into which the head of the femur fits. SYN: SEE: cotyloid cavity acetabular (as″ĕ-tab′yŭ-lăr), adj.
ACETABULUM OF RIGHT HIP BONE (FEMALE)
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Acetabulum." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732796/all/acetabulum.
Acetabulum. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732796/all/acetabulum. Accessed May 8, 2021.
Acetabulum. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th edition). F.A. Davis Company. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732796/all/acetabulum
Acetabulum [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2021 May 08]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732796/all/acetabulum.
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