cotyloid

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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]
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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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