Fosse acétabulaire - Fossa acetabuli

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The acetabular fossa is a fossa located at the centre of the acetabulum. It is occupied by the ligament of head of femur.

In contrast to the thick and smooth surrounding lunate surface, the pelvis' articulation with the head of the femur, the acetabular fossa is rough and thin, often transparent, and continuous with the acetabular notch below.


Cette définition inclut du texte du site wikipedia - Wikipedia: l'encyclopédie libre . (le 22 Juillet 2004) . FL : Wikimedia Foundation , Inc. Récupéré le 10 Août 2004, à partir http://www.wikipedia.org

Hiérarchie anatomique

Anatomie générale > Os; Système squelettique > Squelette appendiculaire > Os du membre inférieur > Ceinture pelvienne > Os coxal > Acetabulum > Fosse acétabulaire

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