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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.
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1995), 47 % of pressure ulcers are located in the area of the tuberosities and sacrum in patients with a spinal cord injury, and these injuries may be associated with conditions related to the way in which the patient is sitting.
ESSES recommends measuring range of motion with the patient sitting on a chair or bed with weight evenly distributed between the ischial tuberosities.
Although the pathogenesis of PNI is unknown, it may be related to the repetitive compression and friction of the perineal fascia between the bike's saddle and ischial tuberosities.
The anatomical structures of the maxilla that were considered as important in CD prognosis included; residual alveolar ridge height and width, hard palate depth, arch form, arch size, soft palate / throat morphology, median palatal fissure, border tissue attachment levels, alveolar mucosa, maxillary tuberosities and tori.
If stable, the humeral components were cemented in place, and the greater and lesser tuberosities repaired using a standard suture technique.
Internal fixation is mandatory for younger patients but the results are worse in more complex fracture patterns, including fractures of tuberosities.
Common sites for periosteal nodules are the olecranon process, proximal ulna, back of the heel, the occiput, and ischial tuberosities.
Specific marker sites were right and left temples, right and left zygomatic bones, right and left lateral sides of acromions, manubrium of sternum and inferior part of sternum (sternal body), 7th cervical spinous process (C7), 6th and 12th thoracic spinous process (T6, T12), 2nd and 4th lumbar spinous process (L2, L4), sacrum (S2), right and left posterior and anterior superior iliac spines, both the greater trochanters, clusters of markers for right and left thigh segments, both the lateral and medial femoral epicondyles in the right and left, right and left lateral and medial sides of tibial condyles, right and left tibial tuberosities, cluster of markers for shanks, right and left malleoli, both the heels (LHEEL, RHEEL) and 1st and 5th metatarsal bones in the right and left.
A cyclist's nodule is believed to be as a result of repeated microtrauma from vibration and friction between the ischial tuberosities and the saddle, with constant rubbing of the superficial perineal fascia against the bony structures.
Because individuals with SCI frequently spend several hours daily seated in wheelchairs, pressure ulcers often develop over bony prominences that sustain large loads during sitting, such as the ischial tuberosities and the coccyx.
To date, no tuberosities have been found on major roots, so 101-14 certainly is not failing as a rootstock.

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