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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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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.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

tuberosity

Any prominence on a bone to which tendons are attached.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

tu·ber·os·i·ty

(tū'bĕr-os'i-tē) [TA]
A large tubercle or rounded elevation, especially from bone surface.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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(11-13,15) Interestingly, all of the studies agree about the footprint of the two distal insertions: the tendon of the long head lies in a more proximal, lateral position and dives deep to a more posterior location on the radial tuberosity to function as the primary supinator.
The patient was referred for surgical consultation because of the concern for full rupture of the proximal hamstrings at the insertion site of the ischial tuberosity. She was also advised to continue symptomatic management with cool compresses, combination hydrocodone/paracetamol, and paracetamol for pain relief, and the assistance of a wheelchair and crutches to avoid weightbearing.
In this study we observed that the maxillary artery groove has a variable location in the superior and lateral edge of the maxillary tuberosity, with an average distance from sphenoidal tubercle of 10.18 mm, with a maximum value of 14.34 mm and a minimum value of 3.6 mm.
The blade was then fitted into the defect, and the gap between the implant and the blade was filled with the remainder of the bone material collected from the tuberosity which was particulate with a delicate and properly condensed alveoli.
Canale et al., "Tibial tuberosity fractures in adolescents: is a posterior metaphyseal fracture component a predictor of complications?," Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, vol.
Ahmad, "The relationship between greater tuberosity osteopenia and the chronicity of rotator cuff tears," Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, vol.
Intra-rater and inter-rater reliability of ultrasonographic measurements of acromion-greater tuberosity distance in patients with post-stroke hemiplegia.
By placing the thumb and the medium finger, respectively at the tibial tuberosity and at the upper spot of the femoral medial trochleal crest, the medium point between these two anatomic references was established using the index finger.
Presence of tenderness over greater tuberosity and bicipital groove, and significant association of positive Hawkins-Kennedy test with Speed's test, lift off test and painful resisted isometric supraspinatus contraction indicate the involvement of the long head of biceps, subscapularis and supraspinatus possibly due to impingement.
The design of the femoral guides for groups 1 and 2 was identical, with the only contact points in the tibial guide being the proximal tibia and tibial tuberosity. However, for the tibial guide design in group 2, there was an additional contact point placed on the posterior proximal tibia, which included an EM rod (Figure 1).
However, Neer's classification remains the practical system for clinical decision-making, which was based on the displacement of four segments including head, greater tuberosity, lesser tuberosity, and shaft [14].

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