ALL meanings of acetabulum

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  • noun acetabulum the deep cuplike cavity on the side of the hipbone that receives the head of the thighbone 3
  • noun acetabulum a round muscular sucker in flatworms, leeches, and cephalopod molluscs 3
  • noun acetabulum the aperture in the thorax of an insect that holds the leg 3
  • noun acetabulum the cup-shaped socket of the hipbone, into which the head of the thighbone fits 3
  • noun acetabulum any suction disc of flukes, leeches, cephalopods, etc. 3
  • noun acetabulum the cavity into which an insect's leg fits 3
  • noun plural acetabulum Anatomy. the socket in the hipbone that receives the head of the thighbone. 1
  • noun plural acetabulum Zoology. any of the suction appendages of a leech, octopus, etc. 1
  • noun acetabulum The socket of the hipbone, into which the head of the femur fits. 1
  • noun acetabulum (Roman Antiquities) a vinegar cup. 0
  • noun acetabulum (Roman Antiquities) the socket of the hipbone. 0
  • noun acetabulum (Roman Antiquities) a measure of about one eighth of a pint. 0
  • noun acetabulum (anatomy) The bony cup which receives the head of the thigh bone. 0
  • noun acetabulum (anatomy) The cavity in which the leg of an insect is inserted at its articulation with the body. 0
  • noun acetabulum (anatomy) A sucker of the sepia or cuttlefish and related animals. 0
  • noun acetabulum (anatomy) The large posterior sucker of the leeches. 0
  • noun acetabulum (anatomy) One of the lobes of the placenta in ruminating animals. 0
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