ischial tuberosity(redirected from tuber of ischium)
the rough bony projection at the junction of the lower end of the body of the ischium and its ramus; this is a weight-bearing point in the sitting position; provides attachment for the sacrotuberous ligament and is the site of origin of the hamstring muscles.
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is·chi·al tu·ber·os·i·ty(is'kē-ăl tū'bĕr-os'i-tē) [TA]
Landmark at the inferior aspect of the ischium: origin of the hamstring muscles.
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