Antitrochanter - definition of Antitrochanter by The Free Dictionary
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|n.||1.||(Anat.) An articular surface on the ilium of birds against which the great trochanter of the femur plays.|
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The antitrochanter serves as a brace to prevent abduction of the hind limb and to decrease stress placed on the femoral head during bipedal locomotion.
The antitrochanter of birds: form and function in balance.