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Introduction: Acetabulum

Description of Acetabulum

Acetabulum: the cup-shaped hollow in the hipbone into which the head of the femur fits to form a ball-and-socket joint.
Source: WordNet 2.1

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Acetabulum as an Organ

Acetabulum (organ): The acetabulum is the cup shaped part of the ball-and-socket hip...more »

Acetabulum (organ): See Acetabulum (organ information).

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Broader terms for Acetabulum

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Acetabulum

The following list attempts to classify Acetabulum into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • socket
  • bodily cavity,cavity,cavum
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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