acetabular labrum


ac·​e·​tab·​u·​lar labrum
: a fibrocartilaginous ligament that forms a rim around most of the acetabulum of the hip joint and serves to increase the depth and surface area of the socket articulating with the head of the femur

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“Acetabular labrum.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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