acetabulum


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acetabulum

[‚a·sə′tab·yə·ləm]
(anatomy)
A cup-shaped socket on the hipbone that receives the head of the femur.
(invertebrate zoology)
A cavity on an insect body into which a leg inserts for articulation.
The sucker of certain invertebrates such as trematodes and tapeworms.
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The mucosa packed inside the acetabulum was found different as compared to the rest of the glandular mucosa.
While for Type-III or Type-IV, the posterior approach is more convenient for reduction and fixation of posterior wall fracture of acetabulum.
While the disk-shaped tissue was connected with the acetabular labrum to the acetabular rim, the labrum cartilage complex was normal and showed no direct connection with the articular cartilage in acetabulum.
CT demonstrated that hips with <34% of the remaining posterior acetabulum were unstable and with >55% were stable after posterior fracture dislocation of the hip [31].
Displacement after deformation using a fixation plate attached at a distance of 10 mm from the acetabulum (deformation scale factor is 1:20)
This study was undertaken with an aim of analyzing the behavior of a micro-crack emanating from the micro cavity located in cement of reconstructed acetabulum by the calculation of the stress intensity factors along the micro-crack front under a gait cycle.
In both of our cases, the pelvic digit was unilateral and at the level of the acetabulum.
sup][6] With this new design, the bipolar prosthesis had several advantages over the unipolar prosthesis, including less wear and erosion of the acetabulum, lower risk of dislocation, variable head sizes/neck lengths to choose from intraoperatively, and an increased range of motion.