Medical Definition of Greater trochanter

1. A strong process at the proximal and lateral part of the shaft of the femur, overhanging the root of the neck; it gives attachment to the gluteus medius and minimus, piriformis, obturator internus and externus, and gemelli muscles. Synonym: trochanter major. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greater Trochanter

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greater rhomboid muscle
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greater saphenous vein
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greater superficial petrosal nerve
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greater trochanter (current term)
greater tuberosity of humerus
greater tympanic spine
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greater whitethroat
greater wing of sphenoid bone
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greater zygomatic muscle
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