Acetabular

  • (adj): Of the cup-shaped socket that receives the head of the thigh bone.
    Synonyms: cotyloid, cotyloidal

Some articles on acetabular:

Transverse Acetabular Ligament
... The Transverse Acetabular Ligament (transverse ligament) is in reality a portion of the acetabular labrum, though differing from it in having no cartilage cells ... It consists of strong, flattened fibers, which cross the acetabular notch, and convert it into a foramen through which the nutrient vessels enter the joint ...
Hip Score
... uses the following criteria to determine hip score Norberg Angle Subluxation Cranial Acetabular Edge Dorsal Acetabular Edge Cranial Effective Acetabular Rim Acetabular Fossa Caudal Acetabular Edge Femoral ...
Hip Replacement - Modern Process
... head polyethylene (originally teflon), acetabular component, both of which were fixed to the bone using PMMA (acrylic) bone cement The replacement joint, which was known as the Low ... mm)) was chosen for Charnley's belief that it would have lower friction against the acetabular component and thus wear out the acetabulum more slowly ... Stability was improved, but acetabular wear and subsequent failure rates were increased with these designs ...
Hip - Anatomy - Articular Angles
... The transverse angle of the acetabular inlet (also called Sharp's angle and is generally the angle referred to by acetabular angle without further specification) can be determined by measuring ... The sagittal angle of the acetabular inlet is an angle between a line passing from the anterior to the posterior acetabular rim and the sagittal plane ... angle) is an angle formed parallel to the weight bearing dome, that is, the acetabular sourcil, and the horizontal plane, or a line connecting the corner of the triangular cartilage and the lateral ...
Acetabular Notch
... The acetabulum presents below a deep notch, the acetabular notch, which is continuous with a circular non-articular depression, the acetabular fossa, at the bottom of the ... The notch is converted into a foramen by the transverse acetabular ligament through the foramen nutrient vessels and nerves enter the joint the margins of the notch serve for the ...