Intertrochanteric crest

intertrochanteric crest in·ter·tro·chan·ter·ic crest (ĭn’tər-trō’kən-těr’ĭk, -kān-)
The rounded ridge that connects the greater and the lesser trochanter of the femur and that marks the junction of the neck and shaft of the bone.


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