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Encyclopedia > Transverse acetabular ligament
Transverse acetabular ligament
Latin ligamentum transversum acetabuli
Gray's subject #92 336
Dorlands/Elsevier l_09/12493410

The Transverse Acetabular Ligament (transverse ligament) is in reality a portion of the acetabular labrum, though differing from it in having no cartilage cells among its fibers. Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... Elseviers logo. ... Cartilage is a type of dense connective tissue. ...


It consists of strong, flattened fibers, which cross the acetabular notch, and convert it into a foramen through which the nutrient vessels enter the joint. The acetabulum presents below a deep notch, the acetabular notch, which is continuous with a circular non-articular depression, the acetabular fossa, at the bottom of the cavity: this depression is perforated by numerous apertures, and lodges a mass of fat. ... In anatomy, a foramen is any opening. ...


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