Adjective "Acetabular" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Acetabular


    Definition:

    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.

    Origin:
    acetabulum

    Examples:

    "inserts can be acetabular."