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Trochanter

trochanter

1. (Science: anatomy) One of two processes near the head of the femur, the outer being called the great trochanter, and the inner the small trochanter.

2. (Science: zoology) The third joint of the leg of an insect, or the second when the trochantine is united with the coxa.

Origin: NL, fr. Gr.


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... distance being 5 to 10 cm) correction is achieved by an orthosis consisting of boots with long outside bar up to the level of the greater trochanter and knee straps. Any active rickets should be controlled by vitamin D theraphy. In case with severe deformity, a supracondylar osteotomy ...

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