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Related to tuberosity: Maxillary tuberosity, Radial tuberosity

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.
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The pressure and shear force sensor (sensor) was adhered just anterior to the left ischial tuberosity (IT) of the RCLI with double-sided tape.
They determined that a watershed area exists approximately 2 cm proximal to the insertion on the radial tuberosity, and that this could predispose to rupture.
Abbreviations: ANOVA = analysis of variance, DTI = deep tissue injury, IT = ischial tuberosity, MR = magnetic resonance, MRI = MR imaging, RCT = randomized controlled trial.
7) offer the advantage of being able to both improve patellar tracking and offload the patellar articular cartilage by both medializing and anteriorizing the tuberosity.
Haddan and Thomas depicted a recommended alignment involving the ischial tuberosity, distal femur, knee center, and heel, with lateral wall support of the femur in adduction [34].
At the microscopic level, the tendon fibrils of the supraspinatus tendon inserts directly into the greater tuberosity of the proximal humerus through four zones: tendon, unmineralized fibrocartilage, mineralized fibrocartilage, and finally bone.
2, 30-36) Deltoid elongation between 10% and 20% has been suggested to improve its resting tone and tension, increase strength, and improve the overall stability of the joint; however, increased deltoid elongation also modifies the normal deltoid contour, decreases its wrapping angle around the greater tuberosity, and creates cosmetic concerns.
To prevent probe dislocation relative to the ischial tuberosity as a result of soft tissue displacement when sitting, the ischial tuberosity was localized by means of palpation with the subject lying on his side with his hips and knees flexed 90[degrees] to imitate the sitting position.
22-24) However, other designs of rTSA prostheses, particularly when the construct is lateralized so the deltoid wraps around the greater tuberosity more effectively, are inherently more stable and may not require an intact subscapularis for additional stability.
Biomechanical and clinical evaluation of a novel lesser tuberosity repair technique in total shoulder arthroplasty.
We scanned this location because the tibial tuberosity is visible at this site.

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