Gerdy, Pierre Nicholas

Gerdy, Pierre Nicholas

(zher-dē′, gĕr′dē)
Fr. physician, 1797–1856.

Gerdy fibers

The superficial transverse ligament of the palm.

Gerdy tubercle

A bony prominence on the tibia that is the attachment site for the iliotibial band. It is located on the anterolateral portion of the proximal tibia just lateral to the superior tibial tuberosity.