tuberosity


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Related to tuberosity: Maxillary tuberosity, Radial tuberosity

tuberosity

[‚tü·bə′räs·əd·ē]
(anatomy)
A large or obtuse prominence, especially as on bone for muscle attachment.
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The tendon inserts onto the radial tuberosity over an area of 3 [cm.
Patients with lateral tracking patella have better pain relief following CT-guided tuberosity transfer than patients with unstable patella.
These images show a progressive narrowing of the ML aspect of the socket, which was the penultimate evolutionary step to the ischial tuberosity being captured inside the borders of the socket and providing the definition for a new limb/socket category.
A number of causes have been identified as to why the repaired tendon is disorganized, including disorganized expression of cytokines in the healing response, presence of inflammatory cells at the tendon-bone interface, slow and limited bony ingrowth between the tendon and prepared tuberosity, and insufficient number of undifferentiated stem cells at the healing tendon-bone interface.
5 mm 20[degrees] retro Table 2 Medial-Lateral Position of the Humerus and Its Impact on Deltoid Wrapping Distance from Lateral Coracoid to Lateral Greater Tuberosity with Humerus Abducted at 0[degrees] Normal Shoulder 56.
Care was taken to position the punch perpendicular to bone, 5 mm lateral to the greater tuberosity, with 10 mm between holes.
In the 19th century, Sir William Henry, a British anatomist first recognized and described a defect on the articular head of the humerus posterior to the greater tuberosity following traumatic dislocation events.
92) also had a positive correlation between the humeral intramedullary canal diameter at the location of the deltoid tuberosity (humeral dimension #13) and the humeral intramedullary canal diameter at a location of 150 mm inferior to the top of the humeral head (humeral dimension #15).
Abbreviations: ANOVA = analysis of variance, ASIA = American Spinal Injury Association, ES = electrical stimulation, FSA = force sensitive array, IT = ischial tuberosity, PU = pressure ulcer, SCI = spinal cord injury.
To measure forefoot inversion and forefoot eversion, the fulcrum of the goniometer was centered at the midpoint between the malleoli, the stable arm was aligned with the tibial tuberosity, and the movable arm was kept aligned with the second metatarsal (Norkin and White, 2003).
Lateral radiographs obtained with the foot in plantar flexion may show the os trigonum impinged between the posterior tibia malleolus and the calcaneal tuberosity (Figure 8).
General descriptions included attachment to the ilium (Agur and Dalley 2004; Moore and Dalley 1999), the inner surface of the ilium (Hollinshead 1969), the iliac crest (Boileau, Grant and Basmajian 1965; Hall-Craggs 1995; Snell 1995), or the iliac crest and tuberosity (Basadonna et al.

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