hip joint


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hip joint the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hip joint (Anat) the articulation between the thigh bone and hip bone.
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In literature:

It favors, in particular, a more perfect development of limbs and hip joints.
"Sex" by Henry Stanton
It is best to apply a splint from the hip to the heel, and bandage the limb to it, so as to prevent bending of the joint.
"An Epitome of Homeopathic Healing Art" by B. L. Hill
When the accident has occurred the patient is unable to rise or walk, and suffers pain in the hip joint.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume I (of VI)" by Various
In old men the disease is seen attacking one joint alone, as the hip, shoulder, knee, and spine.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume II (of VI)" by Various
These include the various fractures of the upper end of the femur; dislocation and sprain of the hip-joint; and contusion of the hip.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
In sketches of skinned body mark points of shoulder joint and hip joint and note width of pelvis at hip joints.
"Taxidermy" by Leon Luther Pray
This method being inapplicable, the next resort is to cut off one or both hind limbs at the hip joint.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
His hip-joint was aching, and the discomfort had awakened him.
"The Wolf Patrol" by John Finnemore
Such a joint is found also at the hip.
"Health Lessons" by Alvin Davison
It towered over them, bending at the hip joints.
"The Enormous Room" by Horace Leonard Gold

In news:

Partial and total hip joint prostheses.
It occurs in the joints of the knee, elbow, shoulder, and hip and is usually the result of trauma to the joint, pressure, excessive exercise, prolonged kneeling, or leaning on the elbow.
It was needed to maintain post-operative stability of hip joint, doctor attests.
Wear of total hip-joint prostheses.
A slide show depicting hip joint replacement.
The hips and knees of 77 million baby boomers are rapidly wearing out, but the people to whom those joints belong aren't retreating to their beds and sofas.
R&R Roma Bar Hosts Conscious Southern Hip-Hop Outfit the Nappy Roots, Joint Point to Play the Sheridan.
This unit cares for primarily patient who had undergone total Hip, Knee and Shoulder Joint Replacement, besides which medical-surgical, OBGYN patients are admitted in the unit.
The modified Smith-Peterson allows surgeons to reach the joint from the front of the hip as opposed to the side or back.
The new hip joint was supposed to be the answer.
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Knee and Hip Replacements Linked to Heart Attacks Older Age, Recent Heart Attacks Increased the Risks Associated With Joint Replacement Surgeries WebMD Medical News By Brenda Goodman, MA Reviewed by.
Artist Gina Czarnecki poses next to one of her works entitled Trophies made out of discarded hip joints after hip replacement operations on October 11, 2012 in Manchester, England.
Good posture protects the joints in your neck, back, hips and knees.
A modern approach to turning hip joints is provided with these round inserts.

In science:

Hip joint center location by ļ¬tting conchoid shape to the acetabular rim images.
An Algebraic Analysis of Conchoids to Algebraic Curves