Lunate surface - Facies lunata


The lunate surface is a peripheral moon shaped articular surface in cavity of the acetabulum. It is indented ventromedially by the acetabular notch.

The lunate surface is divided in ruminants by a a cranioventral notch of rough area free of cartilage into a a greater part (craniodorsal part) and a lesser part (caudoventral part).

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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