intertrochanteric

adjective

in·​ter·​tro·​chan·​ter·​ic ˌint-ər-ˌtrō-kən-ˈter-ik, -ˌkan- How to pronounce intertrochanteric (audio)
: situated, performed, or occurring between trochanters
intertrochanteric fractures
intertrochanteric osteotomy

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“Intertrochanteric.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/intertrochanteric. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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