Tuberosity

  • (noun): A protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament.
    Synonyms: tubercle, eminence

Some articles on tuberosity:

Lower Extremity Of Radius - Additional Images
... clavicle conoid tubercle trapezoid line costal tuberosity subclavian groove Scapula fossae (subscapular, supraspinatous, infraspinatous) scapular notch glenoid cavity ...
Triple Tibial Osteotomy - Surgical Technique
... small wedge of bone (average 12 degrees) halfway along a vertical osteotomy in the tibial tuberosity ... created by removing the wedge is closed down, the tibial tuberosity is itself advanced by several millimetres ... plateau levelling required for the TPLO and 9-12mm of tibial tuberosity advancement with the TTA ...
Avulsion Fracture - Tibial Tuberosity Avulsion
... A tibial tuberosity avulsion fracture is an incomplete or complete separation of the tibial tuberosity from the tibia ... complete/displaced fractures will most often require surgery to pin the tuberosity back in place ... Tibial tuberosity avulsions occur most often in teenagers that engage in a large amount of sporting activities, and many studies have shown a history with Osgood-Schlatter's disease to be linked to ...
Tuberosity Of The Tibia
... The tuberosity of the tibia or tibial tuberosity or tibial tubercle is a large oblong elevation on the proximal, anterior aspect of the tibia, just below ...
Fifth Metatarsal Bone
... bone is recognized by a rough eminence, the tuberosity, on the lateral side of its base ... Peronæus tertius and on the dorsal surface of the tuberosity that of the Peronæus brevis ... connects the projecting part of the tuberosity with the lateral process of the tuberosity of the calcaneus ...