A hole developed, which had actually been caused by a breaking of a band of cartilage at the front of his hip joint.
Cranes and derricks improved the human arm, ball bearings improved the hip joint, and eyeglasses improved the eye.
This is not necessarily true, for old people often break the thigh bone at the hip joint by simply making a false step.
Uncle John says this is because she has tuberculosis of the hip joint.
On each side it forms a union with the hip bone to make the hip joint.
Sometimes this contraction affects the hip joint, and causes great distress and lameness.
Often the hip joint would slip from its socket, so that it was impossible for her to walk without crutches.
Not so fortunate had he been in his ill-considered leap, for he had broken his right leg at the hip joint.
The muscles are now cut through all around the hip joint, and strong traction is made by two or three men on the limb.
With complete relaxation thus secured by rotation of the limb, using the hip joint region as a pivot, reduction may be effected.
hip joint n.
The ball-and-socket joint formed by the head of the femur and the cup-shaped cavity of the hipbone. Also called coxa.