Hip-joint



noun
1.
a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the innominate bone.
noun
1.
the ball-and-socket joint that connects each leg to the trunk of the body, in which the head of the femur articulates with the socket (acetabulum) of the pelvis

hip joint n.
The ball-and-socket joint formed by the head of the femur and the cup-shaped cavity of the hipbone. Also called coxa.

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