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1. trochanter

noun. one of the bony prominences developed near the upper extremity of the femur to which muscles are attached.

Synonyms

  • femoris
  • process
  • femur
  • thighbone
  • outgrowth

Antonyms

  • increment
  • irreversible process
  • reversible process
  • decrease

Etymology

  • τροχαντήρ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Sentences with trochanter


1. Noun, singular or mass
The greater trochanter is the large bony bump at the top outside part of the femur.

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