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Definition of "acetabular" [ac•e•tab•u•lar]

  • Cup-shaped; saucer-shaped; acetabuliform. (adjective)

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Use "acetabular" in a sentence
  • "In the past 10 to 15 years, doctors have discovered one specific cause of hip pain: a tear in the acetabular labrum, a condition in which the cartilage that lines the hip socket is damaged."
  • "I now sport a Duroloc (r) 100 acetabular titanium cup with sintered titanium beads for in-bone growth adhesion."
  • "I also suffered an acetabular fracture of the right hip—a serious derailment, in other words—and an open femoral intertrochanteric fracture in the same area."