from The Century Dictionary.

  • Belonging to the acetabulum; of the nature of an acetabulum; cotyloid; cup-like.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective cup-shaped; saucer-shaped; acetabuliform.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of the cup-shaped socket that receives the head of the thigh bone


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