Noun Acetabulum Definition and Examples




(n.) A vinegar cup; socket of the hip bone; a measure of about one eighth of a pint, etc.|--|(n.) The bony cup which receives the head of the thigh bone.|--|(n.) The cavity in which the leg of an insect is inserted at its articulation with the body.|--|(n.) A sucker of the sepia or cuttlefish and related animals.|--|(n.) The large posterior sucker of the leeches.|--|(n.) One of the lobes of the placenta in ruminating animals.|--|

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