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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.
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tuberosity

(ˌtjuːbəˈrɒsɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
(Anatomy) any protuberance on a bone, esp for the attachment of a muscle or ligament
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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]
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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"
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Translations
Tuberositas

tu·ber·os·i·ty

n. tuberosidad, elevación o protuberancia.
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Their topics include optimal positioning of the dental implant, predictable esthetic anterior maxillary reconstruction with dental implants and maxillary tuberosity grafts, sinus elevation in the posterior maxilla using the lateral window approach, the interaction between implantology and orthognathic surgery, and peri-implant maintenance therapy for long-term success.
On affected skin tuberosity, fissures and depressions can be observed-in colloquial language, it is compared to orange's skin [1].
According to another study, the position of a child that eliminates the effect of gravity on the trunk is the anteriorly tipped pelvis and straight back having line of gravity forward to ischial tuberosity. This position is usually difficult to maintain for the child with retained extensor tone, so the intervention in the form of positioning is typically started with the child in the CP chair reclined backward.
The tibial plateau leveling osteotomy (TPLO) and the tibial tuberosity advancement (TTA) procedures are both aimed at mechanically altering the joint to make the cranial cruciate ligament unnecessary.
A subsequent magnetic resonance image (MRI, Fig, 1) revealed a bifurcated distal biceps tendon with a complete tear of the short head off the radial tuberosity with proximal retraction of the tendon of approximately 2 cm.
Avulsion fracture of the ischial tuberosity is under-recognized in adolescents.
Sphenoidal tubercle is a surgical reference point for the search of maxillary nerve in the surgical access to the infratemporal fossa (Rusu & Leonardi, 2010), considering its close relationship with the groove of the maxillary nerve located in the maxillary tuberosity when it's heading towards the orbit through the inferior orbital fissure such as infraorbitary nerve and the relation established through the origin of the deep portion of the temporal muscle with the foramen rotundum (Testut & Latarjet; Geers et al.).
This was due to the fact that tuberosity of medially displaced navicular is almost in contact with the medial malleous in a clubfoot deformity.
Twenty four fresh specimens of Achilles tendon with its insertion of the calcaneal tuberosity were chosen for this study (Provided by Ningbo University, School of medicine).
The heads form a common tendon and are inserted on to the radial tuberosity. It mainly contributes to flexion and supination of the forearm; innervated by the musculocutaneous nerve and supplied by brachial and anterior circumflex humeral artery.
Open reduction and internal fixation through the deltopectoral approach may require extensive soft tissues dissection and strong deltoid retraction, particularly for gaining adequate access to the greater tuberosity [5, 6].

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