tuberosity


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Related to tuberosity: Maxillary tuberosity, Radial tuberosity

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.
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5) The most common site of injury of the distal biceps tendon is avulsion from the radial tuberosity, although myotendinous injuries have been reported.
Influence of the "hammock effect" in wheelchair cushion cover on mechanical loading over the ischial tuberosity in an artificial buttocks model.
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The supraspinatus tendon is 10 mm to 14 mm thick and inserts on the superior facet and the superior half of the middle facet of the greater tuberosity.
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The angle of abduction in which the middle deltoid stops wrapping around the greater tuberosity was also quantified as a measure stability (e.
The probe for subcutaneous measurement was attached beneath the right tuberosity.
4) The muscle originates from the anterior surface of the scapula, and its tendinous upper two-thirds and muscular bottom one-third attach to the lesser tuberosity of the humerus (Fig.
In the 50% release and repair group, five of the eight specimens demonstrated suture anchor pullout from the lesser tuberosity before final failure.
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