Acetabular notch

A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

The acetablar notch is a depression in the margin of the acetabulum located anteroinferiorly. It is bridged by the transverse ligament, and thus forms the acteabular foramen. The ligamentum teres has part of its origin from the acetabular notch. 

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rID: 7295
Section: Anatomy
Tags: hip, bone part
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Notch of acetabulum

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