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Acetabulum MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Acetabulum
Tree Number(s)
A02.835.232.043.825.108
Unique ID
D000077
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000077
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
Scope Note
The part of the pelvis that comprises the pelvic socket where the head of FEMUR joins to form HIP JOINT (acetabulofemoral joint).
Entry Term(s)
Acetabula
Cotyloid Cavity
NLM Classification #
WE 760
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29
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