radial tuberosity

(redirected from Tuberosity of the radius)

ra·di·al tu·ber·os·i·ty

[TA]
an oval projection from the medial surface of the radius just distal to the neck, giving attachment (insertion) on its posterior half to the tendon of the biceps.

radial tuberosity

a large blunt projection on the medial surface of the radius for the attachment of the biceps brachii tendon.

ra·di·al tu·ber·os·i·ty

(rā'dē-ăl tū'bĕr-os'i-tē) [TA]
An oval projection from the medial surface of the radius just distal to the neck, giving attachment (insertion) on its posterior half to the tendon of the biceps.

tuberosity

an elevation or protuberance.

deltoid tuberosity
a prominence on the lateral aspect of the humerus; the point of attachment of the deltoid muscle.
facial tuberosity
a discrete elevation on the maxilla of cows which serves as an attachment for the rostral part of the masseter muscle.
ischial tuberosity
the pin bone; the most caudal process of the ischium.
olecranon tuberosity
the free end of the ulna; point of attachment of the triceps brachii muscle.
radial tuberosity
a rough patch on the cranial aspect of the proximal end of the radius.
tibial tuberosity
prominent tuberosity protruding from the cranial aspect of the proximal end of the tibia onto which the patellar ligament inserts.
References in periodicals archive ?
Examination reveals tenderness along the biceps tendon with point tenderness over the bicipital tuberosity of the radius with the forearm fully supinated.
Rupture of the distal biceps tendon from its attachment to the bicipital tuberosity of the radius is relatively common.