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Descriptor English: Acetabulum
Descriptor Spanish: Acetábulo
Descriptor Portuguese: Acetábulo
Descriptor French: Acétabulum
Entry term(s): Acetabula
Acetabulas
Acetabulums
Cavities, Cotyloid
Cavity, Cotyloid
Cotyloid Cavities
Cotyloid Cavity
Tree number(s): A02.835.232.043.825.108
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000077
Scope note: The part of the pelvis that comprises the pelvic socket where the head of FEMUR joins to form HIP JOINT (acetabulofemoral joint).
Annotation: point of union of the 3 pelvic bones; do not confuse with HIP or HIP JOINT; fractures = ACETABULUM /inj (IM) + FRACTURES, BONE (IM); /surg: consider also ACETABULOPLASTY
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 81
Unique ID: D000077
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Acetabulum - Preferred
Concept UI M0000110
Scope note The part of the pelvis that comprises the pelvic socket where the head of FEMUR joins to form HIP JOINT (acetabulofemoral joint).
Preferred term Acetabulum
Entry term(s) Acetabula
Acetabulas
Acetabulums
Cavities, Cotyloid
Cavity, Cotyloid
Cotyloid Cavities
Cotyloid Cavity



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