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tuberosity

[‚tü·bə′räs·əd·ē]
(anatomy)
A large or obtuse prominence, especially as on bone for muscle attachment.
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In the repair groups, specimens underwent a simulated proximal hamstring rupture by sharply releasing the conjoint tendon and semimembranosus tendon from the ischial tuberosity using a #10 scalpel blade.
The average value of area corresponding to the area of the ischial tuberosity was above 80 mmHg in active sensing (Bennett et al.
The other enthesis involved were greater trochanter, anterior superior iliac spine and ischial tuberosity.
Other uncommon locations include the deltoid muscle, ischial tuberosity, greater trochanter, foot, olecranon process, thoracic wall, stomach, mediastinum, orbit, cornea and the oral mucosa.
The ischial bursa lies over the ischial tuberosity in close proximity to the sciatic nerve.
The splint used the ischial tuberosity of the pelvis as the upper fixed point.
In pulled hamstrings, these are usually found at the site of the ischial tuberosity, and in the quadriceps at the patellar tendon insertion on the anterior tibia.
They originate at the ischial tuberosity also referred to as the sitz bone) at the back of the pelvis and insert into the lower leg bones.
Hamstring strains that involve the proximal free tendon and are more cranial to the ischial tuberosity have a longer recovery time to preinjury levels.
It is described by some as attaching the sacrum to the ischium (Levangie and Norkin, 2001), and by others as attaching the sacrum, ilium and coccyx to the ischial tuberosity (Agur and Dalley, 2005; Basmajian, 1982) (Figure 1).
The hamstrings comprise three large muscles, namely semitendinosus, semimembranosus and biceps femoris which originate from the ischial tuberosity.
Most women with prolapse have prolapse of the anal canal and the anus," he said, explaining that the anus should actually be positioned 1-2 cm above the level of the ischial tuberosity.