Share this entry

Share this page

hip joint

Saltos de línea: hip joint

Definición de hip joint en inglés:

sustantivo

The ball-and-socket joint connecting a leg to the trunk of the body, in which the head of the thigh bone fits into the socket of the hip bone.
Example sentences
  • The acetabulum contains the socket portion of the hip joint and must be reshaped to restore its original center.
  • The muscles of the hip joint execute hip-joint flexion at the beginning of the vertical-bench bent-leg raise.
  • The hip joint is a ball-and-socket joint because the spherical head of the femur moves inside the cup-shaped acetabulum.

Definición de hip joint en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día orthoepy
Pronunciación: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
noun
the correct or accepted pronunciation of words