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cotyloid

[kot-l-oid] /ˈkɒt lˌɔɪd/
adjective, Anatomy
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60; < Greek kotyloeidḗs, equivalent to kotýl(ē) cup + -oeidēs -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for cotyloid

cotyloid

/ˈkɒtɪˌlɔɪd/
adjective
1.
  1. shaped like a cup
  2. of or relating to the acetabulum
noun
2.
a small bone forming part of the acetabular cavity in some mammals
Word Origin
C18: from Greek kotuloeidēs cup-shaped, from kotulē a cup
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cotyloid in Medicine

cotyloid cot·y·loid (kŏt'l-oid')
adj.

  1. Shaped like a cup.

  2. Relating to the acetabulum.

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