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trochanteric bursa

 

Definition:

  1. the subcutaneous trochanteric bursa [TA] between the greater trochanter of the femur and the skin;
  2. a multilocular trochanteric bursa of gluteus maximus [TA] between the gluteus maximus and the greater trochanter of the femur;
  3. the trochanteric bursa of gluteus medius [TA] between the gluteus medius and the greater trochanter;
  4. the trochanteric bursa of the gluteus minimus [TA].

Synonym(s): bursa subcutanea trochantericaTA

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