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
References in periodicals archive ?
The acetabulum has a fairly deep cotyloid notch that opens into the acetabular fossa.
Bone preparation of the acetabulum was accomplished by reaming to the cortical bone of the cotyloid notch.
Novae includes a comprehensive range of dual mobility cups for treating surgical indications from fitting cotyloid implants.