TITLE

acetabulum

AUTHOR(S)
Peters, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "acetabulum" is presented. It refers to a cuplike hollow in the pelvis wherein the head of the thigh bone fits to form the hip joint.
ACCESSION #
43995185

 

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