Adjective "acetabular" definition and examples

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'The transverse acetabular ligament connects the bony portions to complete the rim of the socket.'
  2. 'In addition, a series of circumferential muscle bundles are present in the acetabular wall.'

Definitions

1. Anatomy. the socket in the hipbone that receives the head of the thighbone.

2. Zoology. any of the suction appendages of a leech, octopus, etc.

More examples(as adjective)

"inserts can be acetabular."

Origin

(acetabulum)