Definition of Cotyloid. Meaning of Cotyloid. Synonyms of Cotyloid

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Definition of Cotyloid

Cotyloid
Cotyloid Cot"y*loid (k?t"?-loid), a. [Cotyle + -oid] (Anat.) (a) Shaped like a cup; as, the cotyloid cavity, which receives the head of the thigh bone. (b) Pertaining to a cotyloid cavity; as, the cotyloid ligament, or notch.

Meaning of Cotyloid from wikipedia

- The acetabulum /æsəˈtæbjʊləm/ (cotyloid cavity) is a concave surface of the pelvis. The head of the femur meets with the pelvis at the acetabulum, forming...
- The acetabular labrum (glenoidal labrum of the hip joint or cotyloid ligament in older texts) is a ring of cartilage that surrounds the acetabulum of the...
- inverted horseshoe. The middle of this is termed the cotyloid fossa. Arising from the cotyloid fossa and connecting to the femoral head lies the ligamentum...
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