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acetabular labrum


Definition: a fibrocartilaginous rim attached to the margin of the acetabulum of the hip bone.

Synonym(s): labrum acetabuliTA, acetabular lip, circumferential cartilage1, cotyloid ligament, ligamentum cotyloideum

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