Medical Dictionary

acetabulum

noun ac·e·tab·u·lum \-ˈtab-yə-ləm\
plural ac·e·tab·u·lums or ac·e·tab·u·la \-lə\

Medical Definition of ACETABULUM

1
:  the cup-shaped socket in the hip bone
2
:  a sucker of an invertebrate (as a trematode or leech)
ac·e·tab·u·lar \-lər\ adjective

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April 28, 2015
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