Definitions for tuberosityˌtu bəˈrɒs ɪ ti, ˌtyu-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tu•ber•os•i•tyˌtu bəˈrɒs ɪ ti, ˌtyu-(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. a rounded projection or protuberance, as on a bone for the attachment of a muscle.

    Category: Anatomy

Origin of tuberosity:

1535–45; < ML tūberōsitās

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tuberosity, tubercle, eminence(noun)

    a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament

Wiktionary

  1. tuberosity(Noun)

    The condition of being tuberous

  2. tuberosity(Noun)

    A rounded protuberance, at the end of a bone, to which a muscle or tendon is attached

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tuberosity(noun)

    the state of being tuberous

  2. Tuberosity(noun)

    an obtuse or knoblike prominence; a protuberance

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