cotyloid definition

  • adjective:
    • Shaped like a cup.
    • regarding a cotyloid cavity.
    • formed like a cup; cup-shaped.
    • regarding a cotyloid hole.
    • of this cup-shaped plug that obtains the top of the leg bone
    • Shaped like a cup.
    • Relating to a cotyloid hole.
    • Shaped like a cup; cup-shaped.
    • regarding a cotyloid hole.
    • for the cup-shaped plug that obtains the top associated with the thigh bone
  • others:
    • Cupped; cup-like: in anatomy, specifically put on the acetabulum or socket of the thigh-bone; acetabular: in entomology, applied to the cavity when the coxa or basal joint of leg is placed.
    • with respect to or linked to a cotyle.
    • Cupped; cup-like: in anatomy, particularly placed on the acetabulum or plug of this thigh-bone; acetabular: in entomology, put on the hole when the coxa or basal joint for the knee is inserted.
    • Pertaining to or associated with a cotyle.
  • noun:
    • In entomology, the coxal cavities or hollows into the lower area for the thorax where coxæ are articulated. Also referred to as acetabulum.
    • In entomology, one of several coxal cavities or hollows in the reduced area regarding the thorax where the coxæ tend to be articulated. Also referred to as acetabulum.

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