Medical Definition of Lesser trochanter

1. A pyramidal process projecting from the medial and proximal part of the shaft of the femur at the line of junction of the shaft and the neck; it receives the insertion of the psoas major and iliacus (iliopsoas) muscles. Synonym: trochanter minor, small trochanter, trochantin. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Lesser Trochanter

lesser prairie chicken
lesser rhomboid muscle
lesser ring of iris
lesser rorqual
lesser saphenous vein
lesser saphenous veins
lesser scaup
lesser scaup duck
lesser sciatic notch
lesser spearwort
lesser splanchnic nerve
lesser spotted woodpecker
lesser spotted woodpeckers
lesser superficial petrosal nerve
lesser supraclavicular fossa
lesser trochanter (current term)
lesser tubercle of humerus
lesser tuberosity of humerus
lesser twayblade
lesser tympanic spine
lesser whitethroat
lesser wing of sphenoid bone
lesser wintergreen
lesser yellow trefoil
lesser yellowlegs
lesser zygomatic muscle
lessers
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