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HIP JOINT-ACETABULUM

Anatomy-Lower Limb

HIP JOINT-ACETABULUM

1. Formed by the fusion of the ilium + ischium + pubic bones.
2. The epiphysis closes after puberty.
3. The acetabulum is deepened by a rim of fibrocartilage - acetabular labrum.
4. The labrum is continued across the acetabular notch by the transverse ligament.
5. The central non-articular part of the acetabulum is occupied by the Haversian fat pad.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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