trochanteric

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tro·chan·ter

 (trō-kăn′tər)
n.
1. Any of several bony processes on the upper part of the femur of many vertebrates.
2. The second proximal segment of the leg of an insect.

[New Latin, from Greek trokhantēr, ball of the hip joint, from trekhein, to run.]

tro·chan′ter·al, tro′chan·ter′ic (trō′kən-tĕr′ĭk, -kăn-) adj.

trochanteric

(ˌtrəʊkænˈtɛrɪk) or

trochanteral

adj
belonging or relating to a trochanter
Translations

trochanteric

adj trocantérico, trocantéreo
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