trochanteric fossa


: a depression at the base of the internal surface of the greater trochanter of the femur for the attachment of the tendon of the obturator externus

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“Trochanteric fossa.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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