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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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This orientation resulted in distraction and shear forces between the hamstring insertions and ischial tuberosity.
In the case of the right ischial tuberosity, it was found that the estimated force is approximately five times greater than those obtained in the model, while the force in the left ischial tuberosity estimated in the patient, compared with the model, showed no noticeable differences.
Physical examination: On physical examination, the following aspects of the accessory navicular should be checked: pain on tapping the prominence, pain on mobilization (translation) of the prominent medial portion of the tuberosity of the navicular, resistance to pain when using the PTT (resisted adduction and inversion), and hyperpronation of the feet.
8 patients, 7 patients were treated for maxillary tuberosity defects, 3 for retromolar area defects, 2 for oral submucous fibrosis and 5 for oroantral fistula.
Five fractures were classified as simple (isolated head-splitting fractures) and 11 as complex (associated tuberosity fractures).
Patella ligament (patella tendon)--This consists of the central portion of the tendon of Quadriceps femoris continuing from the patella down to the tuberosity of the tibia.
The distal biceps tendon attaches to the medial border of the radial tuberosity running parallel to the brachial artery.
The loading direction was set from top to bottom in the posterior and middle subtalar articular surface while the reverse direction was set in the calcaneal tuberosity.
Ultrasound (US) examination showed a well-circumscribed, heterogenously hypoechoic, solid nodule in the subcutaneous tissues, inferior to the ischial tuberosity, adjacent to the common hamstring origin (Fig.
This most commonly results from wear and tear from the acromion and the greater tuberosity of the rotator cuff pinching the tendon, but it can also occur in trauma.
Este estudo retrospectivo avaliou o registro de 104 caes (117 joelhos) atendidos no Laboratorio de Ortopedia e Traumatologia Comparada do Departamento de Cirurgia da Faculdade de Medicina Veterinaria e Zootecnia da Universidade de Sao Paulo (LOTC-FMVZ/USP) que haviam sido submetidos as osteotomias corretivas (TTA--tibial tuberosity advancement, TPLO--tibial plateau leveling osteotomy e CWO--closing wedge osteotomy) e estabilizacao extracapsular (sutura fabelo-tibial) para tratamento de RLCCr durante o periodo de janeiro de 2006 a novembro de 2012.

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