ischial tuberosity

(redirected from tuber of ischium)

is·chi·al tu·ber·os·i·ty

[TA]
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.

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.