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tuberosity

 [too″bĕ-ros´ĭ-te]
an elevation or protuberance, especially one on a bone where a muscle is attached; see also tuber and tubercle.

tu·ber·os·i·ty

(tū'bĕr-os'i-tē), [TA]
A large tubercle or rounded elevation, especially from the surface of a bone.
Synonym(s): tuberositas [TA]

tuberosity

/tu·be·ros·i·ty/ (-te) an elevation or protuberance, especially one on a bone where a muscle is attached.

tuberosity

(to͞o′bə-rŏs′ĭ-tē, tyo͞o′-)
n. pl. tuberosi·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

[t(y)o̅o̅′bəros′itē]
Etymology: L, tuber
an elevation or protuberance, especially of a bone.

tu·ber·os·i·ty

(tū'bĕr-os'i-tē) [TA]
A large tubercle or rounded elevation, especially from the surface of a bone.
Synonym(s): tuberositas.

tuberosity

Any prominence on a bone to which tendons are attached.

tuberosity

large tubercle/rounded elevation from bone; serves as attachment for tendon/fascia
  • calcaneal tuberosities pair of tuberosities (medial tuberosity larger than lateral) located at plantar aspect of calcaneum; origin of plantar fascia

  • tibial tuberosity tuberosity at anterior aspect of proximal end of tibia; insertion of patellar tendon

tu·ber·os·i·ty

(tū'bĕr-os'i-tē) [TA]
A large tubercle or rounded elevation, especially from bone surface.

tuberosity (toobəros´itē),

n a protuberance or elevation from the surface, usually of a bone.
tuberosity, maxillary,
n the most distal aspect of the maxillary alveolar process, with its posterior border curving upward and distally.
tuberosity reduction,
n a surgical excision of excessive fibrous or bony tissue in the area of the maxillary tuberosity before the construction of prosthetic appliances.

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.