Acetabular notch

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

Anatomy: Lower limb

Anatomy: Lower limb

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rID: 7295
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Notch of acetabulum

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