hip joint definition

  • noun:
    • The ball-and-socket joint created because of the head regarding the femur in addition to cup-shaped hole for the hipbone.
    • the articulation between your leg bone and hip bone.
    • The articulation regarding the femur or thigh-bone with all the innominate bone or haunch-bone; the proximal articulation of hind limb, corresponding on shoulder-joint of the fore limb.
    • the ball-and-socket joint amongst the head regarding the femur in addition to acetabulum

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