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Definitions of tuberosity

  1. a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The state of being tuberous. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. An obtuse or knoblike prominence; a protuberance. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A bony eminence or process. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  5. The state of being tuberous; anything swollen out. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. In anat., a kind of projection or elevation; the state of being knobbed. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7. A rounded eminence on a bone, usually for muscle attachment. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  8. [Latin] A rounded eminence on a bone, usually for muscle attachment (anat.). na
  9. A broad and uneven eminence upon a bone. na
  10. A broad eminence situated on a bone. American pocket medical dictionary.
  11. A rounded or blunt elevation on a bone or other organ. Appleton's medical dictionary.
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