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[kot-l-oid] /ˈkɒt lˌɔɪd/

adjective, Anatomy.
being in the shape of a ; cup-shaped.

a small bone forming part of the acetabular cavity in some mammals

cotyloid cot·y·loid (kŏt’l-oid’)


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