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gluteal tuberosity
medical dictionary

The point of insertion on the upper portion of the shaft of the femur of the greater part of the gluteus maximus muscle; when markedly developed this tuberosity is called the third trochanter.

Synonyms: trochanter tertius, tuberositas glutea, crista glutea, gluteal crest, gluteal ridge.

(05 Mar 2000)

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