ischial tuberosity

noun

Medical Definition of ischial tuberosity

: a bony swelling on the posterior part of the superior ramus of the ischium that gives attachment to various muscles and bears the weight of the body in sitting

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“Ischial tuberosity.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ischial%20tuberosity. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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