labrum

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labrum

[′lā·brəm]
(invertebrate zoology)
The upper lip of certain arthropods, lying in front of or above the mandibles.
The outer edge of a gastropod shell.
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FAI results in maceration of the acetabular labrum between the femoral neck and osseous rim of the superior acetabulum.
MR arthrography of the hip: Improved imaging of the acetabular labrum with histologic correlation in cadavers.
Not only could injury occur to the acetabular labrum, but the repetitive rotational velocities may also be contributing to joint ROM adaptations.
2003) Tear of the acetabular labrum in an elite athlete.
This results in the abnormal contact, or impingement, between the femoral neck and acetabulum, leading to the degenerative changes in the acetabular labrum and/or adjacent articular cartilage.