Definition of Trochanters

1. Noun. (plural of trochanter) ¹



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Definition of Trochanters

1. trochanter [n] - See also: trochanter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trochanters

trochal
trochanter
trochanter major
trochanter minor
trochanter reflex
trochanter tertius
trochanteral
trochanterian
trochanteric
trochanteric bursa
trochanteric bursitis
trochanteric crest
trochanteric fossa
trochanteric syndrome
trochanterplasty
trochanters (current term)
trochantin
trochantine
trochantines
trochantinian
trochar
trochars
troche
trochee
trochees
troches
trochi
trochil
trochili
trochilic

Literary usage of Trochanters

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1. Dislocations and Joint-fractures by Frederic Jay Cotton (1910)
"FRACTURES THROUGH THE trochanters These fractures—by no means ... (2) Much thickening at and behind the trochanters; obliteration of the digital fossa. ..."

2. The Principles of Surgery by James Syme (1863)
"The thigh-bone is much more frequently fractured through the trochanters and neck, in consequence, generally, of falls on the side. ..."

3. The Mechanism of Dislocations and Fracture of the Hip: II. Litholapaxy Or by Henry Jacob Bigelow (1900)
"This is hardly possible, as I have elsewhere shown, unless the whole posterior intertrochanteric mass, including the trochanters, is fairly detached (Figs. ..."

4. The Mosquitoes of North and Central America and the West Indies by Leland Ossian Howard, Harrison Gray Dyar, Frederick Knab (1915)
"Legs slender, black with a blue reflection, trochanters silvery white beneath, femora whitish beneath; tibiae and tarsi with a bronzy luster beneath; ..."

5. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1902)
"... and a peculiar long bristle on the middle trochanters in front, pointing in the direction of the femur ; moreover, the last four species also have the ..."

6. Treatise on Fractures by John Bingham Roberts, James Alphonsus Kelly (1916)
"Fractures of the femur through the trochanters. Treatment.—As union of fragments occurs in this region, the question of ..."

7. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1845)
"Ap. Trifolii may be distinguished from Ap. assimile and Ap. Fagi by having the anterior trochanters pitchy and the four posterior black, whereas the two ..."

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