Intertrochanteric line

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Intertrochanteric line

a rough line that separates the neck and shaft of the femur anteriorly; it passes downward and medially from the greater trochanter to the lesser trochanter and continues into the medial lip of the linea aspera.

Synonym: linea intertrochanterica, linea spiralis, spiral line.