tuberosity

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Synonyms for tuberosity

a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament

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In order to measure the forces generated in the area of the ischial tuberosities, we employed FlexiForce[R] (Tekscan Inc.
Remains of males (> 2 years old) are distinguished from those of females by the presence of tuberosities where ligaments attach that support the penis.
The basioccipital has a prominent median ridge and the posterior tuberosities are large and much expanded laterally.
Support as large an area of the ischial tuberosities and thighs as possible.
A line drawn just anterior to the ischial tuberosities divides the perineum into two areas: an anterior region called the urogenital triangle and a posterior region called the anal triangle (Figure 2).
The PB must be reconstructed in shape and bulk to support and orient the anal canal and lower third of the vagina, but also to position itself and the anal canal at or above the level of the ischial tuberosities.
1) Inadequate fracture reduction especially of the tuberosities and medial calcar support.
The medial, posterior, and total offset of the humeral head center were measured relative to the IM axis; the anterior and posterior distances from the humeral head center were also measured for the lesser and greater tuberosities, respectively.
In previous studies, we demonstrated that surface ES of the gluteal muscles temporarily decreases interface pressure below ischial tuberosities (ITs) [11-12].
For phylloxera to attack a grape rootstock with sufficient virulence to cause vine decline, as proposed in the first hypothesis, they need to aggressively feed on storage roots, forming numerous damaging structures called tuberosities.
This included a structural assessment of pelvic alignment in the sitting, standing, supine and prone positions; an evaluation of the heights of the iliac crests, the posterior and anterior superior iliac spine, pubic tubercles, ischial tuberosities, and inferior lateral angles of the sacrum; as well as both active and passive range of motion of the lumbar spine and hips, and strength and flexibility of the pelvic and spinal stabilizers.
13) Mazzocca and associates demonstrated in a cadaveric study that 88% of radial tuberosities had a ridge, usually of medium size.
Most of the sitting-acquired DTI cases occur in the gluteus muscles that are subject to sustained deformations by the weight-bearing ischial tuberosities (ITs) during sitting [5].
Accurate anatomical restoration of the articular surface and tuberosities appear to be more important for the better functional outcome.
Restoring the anatomic position of the humeral tuberosities is important to tension any remaining rotator cuff muscles in a more natural physiologic manner and offers the potential to better restore rotational strength.
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