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trochanter

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Noun
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tro=chan=ter

CIDE DICTIONARY

trochantern. [NL., fr. Gr. .].
  •  One of two processes near the head of the femur, the outer being called the great trochanter, and the inner the small trochanter.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The third joint of the leg of an insect, or the second when the trochantine is united with the coxa.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

trochanter, n.
1 Anat. any of several bony protuberances by which muscles are attached to the upper part of the thigh-bone.
2 Zool. the second segment of the leg in insects.

Etymology
F f. Gk trokhanter f. trekho run

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