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tu·ber·os·i·ty

 (to͞o′bə-rŏs′ĭ-tē, tyo͞o′-)
n. pl. tu·ber·os·i·ties
1. The quality or condition of being tuberous.
2. A projection or protuberance, especially one at the end of a bone for the attachment of a muscle or tendon.

tuberosity

(ˌtjuːbəˈrɒsɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
(Anatomy) any protuberance on a bone, esp for the attachment of a muscle or ligament

tu•ber•os•i•ty

(ˌtu bəˈrɒs ɪ ti, ˌtyu-)

n., pl. -ties.
a rounded projection or protuberance, as on a bone for the attachment of a muscle.
[1535–45; < Medieval Latin tūberōsitās]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tuberosity - a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligamenttuberosity - 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
Tuberositas

tu·ber·os·i·ty

n. tuberosidad, elevación o protuberancia.
References in periodicals archive ?
In the case of revision to a rTSA with absence of tuberosities, consideration should be given to use of a proximal humeral strut graft to improve stability by reconstructing the tuberosity and restoring the deltoid wrap angle.
Kosiak first demonstrated this characteristic 50 years ago by applying varying loads to the trochanters and ischial tuberosities of dogs for varying periods of time [1].
Hente strongly recommended this construct with tension band wiring of the tuberosities as an alternative to prosthetic replacement.
Most of the sitting-acquired DTI cases occur in the gluteus muscles that are subject to sustained deformations by the weight-bearing ischial tuberosities (ITs) during sitting [5].
Acetabular inclination was determined relative to the horizontal line co-equal to the inferior margin of the ischial tuberosities.
3 mm) between the pubic symphysis and the region associated with the ischial tuberosities (ITs) to provide areas for moisture vapor transfer, as illustrated in Figure 2.
Rotator cuff tear arthropathy, as it was termed by Neer, was characterized by a massive rotator cuff tear with superior humeral head migration and diminished acromiohumeral distance with "femoralization" of the tuberosities and "acetabularization" of the acromion.
However, an important determinant of deep pressure ulcer development is the internal pressure beneath the ischial tuberosities.
Superior to the articular surfaces are the sacral and iliac tuberosities.
The study concluded that the biggest reduction in maximum pressure at the ischial tuberosities was found at 45[degrees] of tilt-inspace and 120[degrees] of backrest recline and that an effective weight shift could be achieved only when tilt-in-space is >15[degrees] [4].
Similarly, Jost and coworkers demonstrated that the lateral aspect of the rotator interval consisted of four separate layers and that the CHL had a broad insertion in multiple layers into both the greater and the lesser tuberosities.
One model was rigid and fabricated from wood Figure 1), and the other was Elastack (Sutton Technologies Inc; North East, Maryland) thermoplastic, or gel, with embedded rigid cylinders to represent the ischial tuberosities ITs) (Figure 2).

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