cotyloid


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Related to cotyloid: cotyloid cavity, cotyloid joint

cotyloid

(ˈkɒtɪˌlɔɪd) or

cotyloidal

adj
(Anatomy)
a. shaped like a cup
b. of or relating to the acetabulum
n
(Anatomy) a small bone forming part of the acetabular cavity in some mammals
[C18: from Greek kotuloeidēs cup-shaped, from kotulē a cup]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cotyloid - of the cup-shaped socket that receives the head of the thigh bonecotyloid - of the cup-shaped socket that receives the head of the thigh bone
concave - curving inward
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With that open reposition and internal fixation of acetabulum fragments are often accompanied by aseptic necrosis of hip joint head or cotyloid cavity, posttraumatic arthrosis, development of heterotopic ossification , fracture of metal constructions, iatrogenic injury of sciatic nerve, vessels, a high risk of thromboembolic complications.