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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One of the bony prominences developed near the upper extremity of the femur to which muscles are attached.

Usage examples (30)
  • Fulcrant: the trochanter when continued along the femur, as in
  • The internal trochanter was also fractured in four small pieces.
  • Ditrocha: Hymenoptera; that series having the trochanter two-jointed.
  • Later, vesication of a liberal area surrounding the trochanter major is indicated. for more
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