What is another word for hip joint?

10 synonyms found


[ hˈɪp d͡ʒˈɔ͡ɪnt], [ hˈɪp d‍ʒˈɔ‍ɪnt], [ h_ˈɪ_p dʒ_ˈɔɪ_n_t]

The hip joint is an important part of the human anatomy that connects the thigh bone to the pelvis. It plays a crucial role in the body's movement and stability. There are several synonyms for the hip joint. One of the most common synonyms is the coxal joint. Other synonyms include the acetabulofemoral joint, which is a combination of the acetabulum of the pelvis and the femur bone; the femoroacetabular joint, which is a combination of the femur bone and the acetabulum of the hip bone, and the articulatio coxae, which is the Latin term for the hip joint. These synonyms are commonly used in medical literature and academia, and are all valid alternatives to referring to the hip joint.

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    How to use "Hip joint" in context?

    Hip joint is a joint between the pelvis and the thighbone. It is located at the upper side of the femur in front of the thighbone. The hip joint is ball and socket type joint. It allows range of motion in three directions: abduction (moving ball away from body), adduction (moving ball towards body), and vertical flexion (moving the thighbone up and down). The hip joint is used to rotate the thigh and the upper extremity.

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