Trochanter

Podomer of insect or acarine leg that articulates distally with the femur (usually fixed to the femur in insects).
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trochanter

second leg segment, between coxa and femur
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Trochanter

• (n.) The third joint of the leg of an insect, or the second when the trochantine is united with the coxa. • (n.) One of two processes near the head of the femur, the outer being called the great trochanter, and the inner the small trochanter.
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trochanter

(tro-kan;ter) A broad, prominent process on the proximolateral portion of the femur.
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trochanter

(tro-kan´tәr) either of two broad, flat processes on the femur. The greater trochanter is at the upper end of the bone's lateral surface, and the lesser trochanter is a short conical process on the posterior border of the neck of the femur. adj., trochanter´ic, trochanter´ian., adj.
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trochanter

2nd segment of leg, between coxa and femur
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trochanter

noun one of the bony prominences developed near the upper extremity of the femur to which muscles are attached
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Trochanter

Either of the two bony prominences at the upper end of the femur.
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Trochanter

Either of two bony processes of the upper femoral shaft for muscle attachment.
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trochanter

Greek = a runner; hence, the bony landmark, the greater trochanter, which moves so obviously in running.
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trochanter

second of eight leg parts of a spider; second of six leg parts in insects
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Trochanter

the second and typically smallest segment of the insect leg. It is positioned between the coxa and femur. The trochanter on all legs of most insects is composed of one segment. However, in some species the trochanter is fused with the femur and in others it appears to be segmented.
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trochanter

the second leg segment, following the coxa
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Trochanter

The second segment of the leg or palp, counting from the body.
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Trochanter

The second segment of the leg or palp, counting from the body.
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Trochanter

The second segment of the leg, between coxa and femur: often very small and easily overlooked.
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Trochanter

The second segment of the leg, between coxa and femur: often very small and easily overlooked.
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trochanter

the second segment of the pedipalp or leg. On the leg, the trochanter is a short cylindrical segment.
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Trochanter

The trochanter is a bony bump on the femur (the thigh bone) to which large muscles are attached.
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Trochanter

The trochanter is a protuberance in the upper part of the femur to which the muscles attach.
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trochanter

trochanter Either of the two bony prominences at the upper end of the femur lateral to and below its neck.
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Trochanter

Trochanter: One of the bony prominences toward the near end of the thigh bone (the femur). There are two trochanters: The greater trochanter: A powerful protrusion located at the proximal (near) and lateral (outside) part of the shaft of the femur; The lesser trochanter: A pyramidal prominence projecting from the proximal (near) and medial (inside)...
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trochanter

Type: Term Pronunciation: trō-kan′tĕr Definitions: 1. One of the bony prominences developed from independent osseous centers near the proximal end of the femur; there are two in humans, three in horses.
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trochanter

[n] - one of the bony prominences developed near the upper extremity of the femur to which muscles are attached
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