Definition of Trochanteric

1. a. Of or pertaining to one or both of the trochanters.

Definition of Trochanteric

1. Adjective. (anatomy) Of or pertaining to the trochanter of the femur ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trochanteric

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Trochanteric

1. Of or pertaining to one or both of the trochanters. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trochanteric

trocars
troch
trochaic
trochaical
trochaick
trochaicks
trochaics
trochal
trochanter
trochanter major
trochanter minor
trochanter reflex
trochanter tertius
trochanteral
trochanterian
trochanteric (current term)
trochanteric bursa
trochanteric bursitis
trochanteric crest
trochanteric fossa
trochanteric syndrome
trochanterplasty
trochanters
trochantin
trochantine
trochantines
trochantinian
trochar
trochars
troche

Literary usage of Trochanteric

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Oxford Loose-leaf Surgery by F. F. Burghard, Allen Buckner Kanavel (1920)
"SUB-trochanteric OSTEOTOMY OF THE FEMUR Osteotomy of the neck of the femur and trans-trochanteric osteotomy are described separately (see Vol. II). ..."

2. Anatomical Names by Albert Chauncey Eycleshymer, Daniel Martin Schoemaker, Roy Lee Moodie, Wilhelm His (1917)
"... maximus —50:53 — trochanteric, of m. glutaeus minimus —51:2 — trochanteric, ... medii anterior—50:54 = Anterior trochanteric bursa of m. glutaeus ..."

3. The Treatment of fractures by William Lawrence Estes (1900)
"He has a distinct fracture through the trochanteric isthmus. The other case was a boy seventeen years old, who fell into a pit about ten feet deep and also ..."

4. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia by Royal Society of South Australia (1896)
"In Dinornis the pre- meets the postero-external trochanteric surface at an acute angle, and the crest, corresponding to their line of union and terminating ..."

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