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tu·ber·cle

 (to͞o′bər-kəl, tyo͞o′-)
n.
1. A small rounded projecting part or outgrowth, such as a wartlike excrescence on the roots of some leguminous plants or a knoblike process in the skin or on a bone.
2. Medicine A nodule or swelling, especially a mass of lymphocytes and epithelioid cells forming the characteristic lesion of tuberculosis.

[Latin tūberculum, diminutive of tūber, lump; see tuber.]

tubercle

(ˈtjuːbəkəl) or

tuberculum

n
1. (Botany) any small rounded nodule or elevation, esp on the skin, on a bone, or on a plant
2. (Pathology) any small rounded pathological lesion of the tissues, esp one characteristic of tuberculosis
[C16: from Latin tūberculum a little swelling, diminutive of tuber]

tu•ber•cle

(ˈtu bər kəl, ˈtyu-)

n.
1. a small rounded projection or excrescence, as on a bone or on the surface of the body.
2.
a. a small, firm, rounded nodule or swelling.
b. such a swelling as the characteristic lesion of tuberculosis.
3. a tuberlike swelling or nodule on a plant.
[1570–80; < Latin tūberculum. See tuber1, -cle1]

tu·ber·cle

(to͞o′bər-kəl)
A small rounded projection or swelling, as on the roots of legumes or on skin or a bone.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tubercle - a swelling that is the characteristic lesion of tuberculosistubercle - a swelling that is the characteristic lesion of tuberculosis
lesion - any localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part
2.tubercle - small rounded wartlike protuberance on a planttubercle - small rounded wartlike protuberance on a plant
plant process, enation - a natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ
3.tubercle - a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligamenttubercle - a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament
deltoid eminence, deltoid tuberosity - a bump on the outside of the humerus where the deltoid muscle attaches
appendage, outgrowth, process - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"
Translations

tubercle

[ˈtjuːbəkl] N (all senses) → tubérculo m

tubercle

n (Bot) → Knoten m, → Knötchen nt; (Med also) → Tuberkel m

tu·ber·cle

n. tubérculo.
1. nódulo pequeño;
2. pequeña prominencia de un hueso;
3. lesión producida por el bacilo de la tuberculosis.
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2009) to describe the mediolateral and superior-inferior relationships between the NEP for each muscle and bony landmarks; a line joining the pubic tubercle and the greater trochanter of the femur was designated as the horizontal reference line (H); a line joining the pubic tubercle and the medial epicondyle of the femur was designated as the longitudinal reference line (L) (Fig.
Approximately, 7-8 cm long oblique incision was placed 1-2 cm above and parallel to inguinal ligament starting from pubic tubercle and extending laterally up to the midinguinal point.
5: Pubic tubercle and hernia sac injection (occasionally, infiltration of a few milliliters of the mixture at the level of the pubic tubercle, around the neck and inside the indirect hernia sac, was required to achieve complete local anaesthesia).
Pubic tubercle and hernia sac injection: About 3 ml of 1% lidocaine was infiltrated at the level of the pubic tubercle around the neck and inside the indirect hernia sac.
Diagnostic ultrasound imaging revealed a left rectus abdominis tear at the insertion on the pubic tubercle and a tear of a portion of the left conjoint tendon.
5) The clock-face is centered on the pubic tubercle and serves as a guide to what may be palpable on exam, including the superficial inguinal ring, rectus abdominis insertion, pubic symphysis, and adductor longus insertion.
The patient was advised excision of the swelling along with diagnostic laparoscopy which revealed a mass attached to the round ligament just above and lateral to the right pubic tubercle about 2x2 cm (Figure-1).
the distance from the anterior superior iliac spine to the superior end of the symphysial surface (ASISSS), (2) The distance from the anterior superior iliac spine to the pubic tubercle (ASIS-PT) (3) The maximum width of the anterior interspinous notch, i.
CT was performed because the pain was extending to the pubic tubercle, previous hernia surgery and markedly raised inflammatory markers.
Through wheal 2, 5ml solution was injected directly on to the pubic tubercle, a further 5ml lateral to the tubercle at a depth of 3 cm and a further 10 ml subcutaneously towards the umbilicus for a distance of about 8 cm (total volume of solution: 55 ml).
The pubic tubercle is a useful marker for the inguinal ligament, which is often not identified on axial images.
Direct hernia is a bulging as a result of weakness of the posterior wall of the inguinal canal, anywhere from the internal ring to the pubic tubercle, medial to the inferior epigastric vessels.