promontory

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Related to Sacral promontory: sacral tuberosity, Median sacral crest, diagonal conjugate

prom·on·to·ry

 (prŏm′ən-tôr′ē)
n. pl. prom·on·to·ries
1. A high ridge of land or rock jutting out into a body of water; a headland.
2. Anatomy A projecting part.

[Latin prōmontorium, alteration (influenced by mōns, mont-, mount) of prōmunturium, probably from prōminēre, to jut out; see prominent.]

promontory

(ˈprɒməntərɪ; -trɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Physical Geography) a high point of land, esp of rocky coast, that juts out into the sea
2. (Anatomy) anatomy any of various projecting structures
[C16: from Latin prōmunturium headland; related to prōminēre; see prominent]

prom•on•to•ry

(ˈprɒm ənˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

n., pl. -ries.
1. a high point of land or rock projecting into water beyond the line of coast; headland.
2. a bluff, or part of a plateau, overlooking a lowland.
3. Anat. a prominent or protuberant part.
[1540–50; < Latin prōmontorium, prōmunturium, of unclear derivation]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.promontory - a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)promontory - a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)
mull - a term used in Scottish names of promontories; "the Mull of Kintyre"
natural elevation, elevation - a raised or elevated geological formation
point - a promontory extending out into a large body of water; "they sailed south around the point"

promontory

noun point, cape, head, spur, ness (archaic), headland, foreland a promontory jutting out into the bay
Translations
رأس بَحْري، جُرْف
mysostrohútes
forbjerg
niemi
hegyfok
höfîi
zemesrags

promontory

[ˈprɒməntrɪ] Npromontorio m

promontory

[ˈprɒməntəri] npromontoire m

promontory

nVorgebirge nt, → Kap nt

promontory

[ˈprɒməntrɪ] npromontorio

promontory

(ˈproməntəri) plural ˈpromontories noun
a piece of land that projects from the coastline.

prom·on·to·ry

n. promontorio, elevación.
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Some surgeons place the camera port higher (above the umbilicus), but I do not care for this placement because it can partially impede the view over the sacral promontory.
After identification of the ureters, inferior vena cava, distal abdominal aorta, common iliac vessels, and presacral vessels, a small area is selected at either the inferior border of L-5 or the superior border of S-1, depending on the angle of the sacral promontory.
First, open the peritoneum overlying the sacral promontory taking care to avoid the middle sacral artery Attach suspending sutures to the sacral promontory with either free needles or bone anchors.