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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The heads form a common tendon and are inserted on to the radial tuberosity.
The harmfulness and harmfulness of the phytophagous are very great - a decrease in yields is 2-3 times: on the fruit pomegranate apple and pear necrosis, crocheting, tuberosity is formed, and under the skin - dry cotton-like tissue; on grapes - berries do not develop and fall off; on hazelnuts damages the nuts in the milky-wax ripeness stage, leading to the cessation of the development of the nucleus; on figs and persimmon leads to underdevelopment and premature fall of fruits; on pepper and tomatoes - in places of puncture the rot of fruits develops; on corn - in the cob does not develop grains.
of navicular tuberosity, they will be considered as flat foot group.
Surgical and postoperative complications associated with tibial tuberosity advancement for cranial cruciate ligament rupture in dogs: 485 cases (2007-2009).
This most commonly results from wear and tear from the acromion and the greater tuberosity of the rotator cuff pinching the tendon, but it can also occur in trauma.
The loading direction was set from top to bottom in the posterior and middle subtalar articular surface while the reverse direction was set in the calcaneal tuberosity.
Ultrasound (US) examination showed a well-circumscribed, heterogenously hypoechoic, solid nodule in the subcutaneous tissues, inferior to the ischial tuberosity, adjacent to the common hamstring origin (Fig.
Complete bicep avulsion on ultrasound will appear as a hypoechoic effusion with an absence of the bicipital tendon over the radial tuberosity (Figure 12B).
The TTA, tibial tuberosity advancement, is also a more technical surgery than the lateral suture repair.
Patella ligament (patella tendon)--This consists of the central portion of the tendon of Quadriceps femoris continuing from the patella down to the tuberosity of the tibia.
During Caldwell-Luc procedure, incision is made 5mm below the gingivolabial sulcus extending from pyriform aperture medially to the maxillary tuberosity laterally.
c) CT scan of the left shoulder indicating involvement of ~30% of the articular surface and the greater tuberosity.

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