Medical Definition of Ischial tuberosity

1. The rough bony projection at the junction of the lower end of the body of the ischium and its ramus; this is a weight-bearing point in the sitting position; provides attachment for the sacrotuberous ligament and is the site of origin of the hamstring muscles. Synonym: tuber ischiadicum, tuber of ischium. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ischial Tuberosity

ischemic optic neuropathy
ischemic preconditioning
ischemic stroke
ischesis
ischia
ischiadic
ischiadic plexus
ischiadicus
ischial
ischial bone
ischial bursa
ischial callosity
ischial tuberosity (current term)
ischialgia
ischias
ischiatic
ischiatic hernia
ischiatic nerve
ischiatic nerves
ischiatic notch
ischidrosis
ischio-
ischioanal
ischioanal fossa
ischiocapsular
ischiocapsular ligament

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