Tubercle of the femur
|Bone: Tubercle of the femur|
|Right femur. Anterior surface. (Tubercle labeled at upper right.)|
|Gray's||subject #59 245|
A prominence, of variable size, occurs at the junction of the upper part of the neck with the greater trochanter, and is called the tubercle of the femur; it is the point of meeting of five muscles: the Gluteus minimus laterally, the Vastus lateralis below, and the tendon of the Obturator internus and two Gemelli above.
- t_21/12829057 at Dorland's Medical Dictionary - "quadrate tubercle of femur"
- t_21/12828721 at Dorland's Medical Dictionary - "adductor tubercle of femur"
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