intertrochanteric crest

(redirected from crista intertrochanterica)

in·ter·tro·chan·ter·ic crest

[TA]
the rounded ridge that connects the greater and lesser trochanters of the femur posteriorly and marks the junction of the neck and shaft of the bone.
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in·ter·tro·chan·ter·ic crest

(in'tĕr-trō'kan-ter'ik krest) [TA]
The rounded ridge that connects the greater and lesser trochanters of the femur posteriorly and marks the junction of the neck and shaft of the bone.
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intertrochanteric crest

On the posterior femoral shaft, the ridge of bone extending from the greater to the lesser trochanter. Synonym: intertrochanteric line
See also: crest
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