Origin of trochanter
OTHER WORDS FROM trochantertro·chan·ter·ic [troh-kuhn-ter-ik], /ˌtroʊ kənˈtɛr ɪk/, tro·chan·ter·al, adjectivesub·tro·chan·ter·ic, adjective
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How to use trochanter in a sentence
The first of these is called the 'coxa', and is succeeded by a short joint called the 'trochanter'.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
The internal trochanter was also fractured in four small pieces.Lameness of the Horse|John Victor Lacroix
Coxa, smooth; trochanter with large protuberance ending in a heavy spine on the outer edge.
The trochanter, femur and tibia are covered with stout simple hairs of varying length.
It is noteworthy, however, that this genus retains the third trochanter to the femur, which is lost in Nimravus.