The acetabulum is bounded by a prominent uneven rim, the acetabulum margin, which is thick and strong above, and serves for the attachment of the acetabular labrum, which reduces its opening, and deepens the surface for formation of the hip joint.
Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS
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