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Acetabulum

Descriptions 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

Summary Information: Acetabulum

Acetabulum: The acetabulum is the cup shaped part of the ball-and-socket hip joint. The rounded head of the femur fits into the acetabulum, which allows for a wide range of movement of the upper thigh and leg. The acetabulum is made up of portions of three bones: the ilium, the ischium and the pubis.

Conditions that can afflict the acetabulum of the pubis include Paget's disease of bone, arthritis, trauma, osteomyelitis, cancer, inflammation and fracture.

Closely Related Organs: Acetabulum

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Acetabulum

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Sub Parts: Acetabulum

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Acetabulum

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