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Synonyms for tubercle

a swelling that is the characteristic lesion of tuberculosis

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small rounded wartlike protuberance on a plant


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

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Superficial landmarks that should be palpated and noted prior to incision include the medial joint line, adductor tubercle, medial femoral condyle, proximal medial tibial plateau, medial border of the patella, tibial tubercle, and pes anserinus insertion.
measures the distance from the adductor tubercle of the femur to the distal femoral articular surface.
Segment CD: From lower border of lesser trochanter to adductor tubercle.
The point of tenderness is typically over the adductor tubercle or proximal attachment of the medial ligament on the femur.