noun, plural ac·e·tab·u·la [as-i-tab-yuh-luh] /ˌæs ɪˈtæb yə lə/.
Origin of acetabulum
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Historical Examples of acetabulum
The acetabulum is perforated in Echidna as in birds, but not in Ornithorhynchus.The Vertebrate Skeleton
Sidney H. Reynolds
In the pelvis the acetabulum is perforate (in Echidna), as in Sauropsida.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia
Frank Evers Beddard
The large, round head of this bone is placed in the acetabulum.
The ilio-ischiatic fenestra is a large oblong opening behind the acetabulum between the ilium and the ischium.
The obturator foramen is a small oval opening posteroventral to the acetabulum between the ischium and the pubis.