Lesser Trochanter

The lesser trochanter (small trochanter) of the femur is a conical eminence, which varies in size in different subjects

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List Of Muscles Of The Human Body/version 2 - Muscles of Lower Limb - Iliac Region
... iliacus), spine (T12, L1, L2, L3, L4, L5) intervertebral discs (psoas major, psoas minor) femur - lesser trochanter (psoas major/minor), shaft below lesser trochanter (iliacus), tendon of psoas major femur (iliacus ...
Trochanteric Fossa
... In mammals including humans, the medial surface of the greater trochanter has at its base a deep depression bounded posteriorly by the intertrochanteric crest, called the trochanteric fossa ... It is bounded medially by the internal trochanter (also known as the lesser trochanter), laterally by the posterior branch of the ventral ridge, and ... In turtles, the intertrochanteric fossa is bounded anteriorly by the trochanter minor (sometimes called the lesser trochanter) and posteriorly by the trochanter major (sometime ...
Human Leg - Anatomy - Muscles - Hip
... are the iliopsoas, a group of two or three muscles with a shared insertion on the lesser trochanter of the femur ... The two muscles unite to form the iliopsoas muscle which is inserted on the lesser trochanter of the femur ... The posterior dorsal hip muscles are inserted on or directly below the greater trochanter of the femur ...

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