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cotyloid


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cotyloid  \Cot"y*loid\  (k?t"?-loid),  a.  [Cotyle  +  -oid]  (Anat.) 
  a  Shaped  like  a  cup;  as  the  cotyloid  cavity,  which 
  receives  the  head  of  the  thigh  bone. 
  b  Pertaining  to  a  cotyloid  cavity;  as  the  cotyloid 
  ligament,  or  notch. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cotyloid 
  adj  :  of  the  cup-shaped  socket  that  receives  the  head  of  the  thigh 
  bone  [syn:  {acetabular},  {cotyloidal}] 




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