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Tuberosity

noun
(pl. tuberosities)
1.
A protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament.  Synonyms: eminence, tubercle.



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"Tuberosity" Quotes from Famous Books



... ischium alone is rare. It results from a fall on the buttocks, the entire bone or only the tuberosity being broken. There is little or no displacement, and the diagnosis is made by external manipulation and by examination through the rectum ...
— Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities—Head—Neck. Sixth Edition. • Alexander Miles



Words linked to "Tuberosity" :   outgrowth, appendage, deltoid eminence, tuberous, process



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