Trochanter sentence example

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  • The trochanter is simple in some genera and divided in others.
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  • It is almost certain that the distal of these two segments really belongs to the thigh, but the ordinary nomenclature will be used in the present article, as this character is of great importance in discriminating families, and the two segments in question are referred to the trochanter by most systematic writers.
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  • The most generalized type is Coryphodon, representing the family Goryphodontidae, from the lower Eocene of Europe and North America, in which there were 44 teeth, and no horn-like excrescences on the long skull, while the femur had a third trochanter.
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  • There is a slight ridge on the femur in the place of a third trochanter.
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  • There were three toes to each foot, and the femur lacked a third trochanter.
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  • A large number of mammals possess a perforation, or foramen, on the inner side of the lower end of the humerus, and also a projection on the shaft of the femur known as the third trochanter.
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  • Lateral pain, worse on lying on that side, with tenderness over the greater trochanter suggests secondary trochanteric bursitis.
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  • At the junction of the femoral neck and the femoral shaft is a large bony protrusion called the greater trochanter.
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  • The area of the thigh bone at its upper end is called the greater trochanter.
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  • The two muscles then insert via their tendons onto the lesser trochanter of the femur.
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  • The vertebrae of the neck unite by nearly flat surfaces, the humerus has lost the foramen, or perforation, at the lower end, and the third trochanter to the femur may also be wanting.
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  • In many families the trochanter appears to be represented by two small segments, there being thus an extra joint in the leg.
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  • Hartig's character drawn from the trochanter - whether of two segments or undivided - the groups being termed respectively Ditrocha and Monotrocha.
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  • The femur varies considerably in form, but generally has a welldefined third trochanter.
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  • The femur has a small third trochanter, the radius and ulna and tibia and fibula are respectively separate, at least in the young, and the fibula articulates with the astragalus.
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  • It is remarkable that it should persist in the spectacled bear of the Andes, although it has disappeared in all other living members of the group. The third trochanter of the femur, on the other hand, can scarcely be regarded as primitive, seeing that it is absent in several of the lower groups of mammals.
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  • In the hinder limb the femur is marked, as in other perissodactyles, by the presence of a " third trochanter," a flattened process, curving forwards and arising from the outer side of the bone, about one-third of the distance from the upper end.
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