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Acetabular notch

Acetabular notch
Right hip bone. External surface (acetabular notch visible near center, inside blue line).
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Identifiers
Latinincisura acetabuli
TA98A02.5.01.005
TA21311
FMA16944
Anatomical terms of bone

The acetabular notch is a deep[citation needed] notch in the inferior portion of the rim of the acetabulum.[1]: 1354  It is bridged by the transverse acetabular ligament, converting it into a foramen (through which nerves and vessels (including the acetabular notch of obturator artery[1]: 1250 ) pass into the hip joint cavity).[1]: 1368  It is continuous with space of the acetabular fossa.[2] The lunate surface of acetabulum is discontinued opposite the notch.[1]: 1368 

The ligament of the head of the femur attaches at the margins of the notch.[citation needed] The anterior margin of the acetabular notch presents a posterior obturator tubercle onto which the obturator membrane attaches.[1]: 1354 

References

Public domain This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 237 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

  1. ^ a b c d e Standring, Susan (2020). Gray's Anatomy: The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice (42th ed.). New York. ISBN 978-0-7020-7707-4. OCLC 1201341621.((cite book)): CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)
  2. ^ Moore, Keith L.; Dalley, Arthur F.; Agur, Anne M. R. (2018). Clinically Oriented Anatomy (8th ed.). Wolters Kluwer. p. 786. ISBN 978-1-4963-4721-3.


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