lesser trochanter n.
A pyramidal process that projects from the shaft of the femur and receives insertion of the iliopsoas muscle.
- Lesser vestibular gland
lesser vestibular gland pl.n. Any of the small branched tubular mucous glands opening on the surface of the vestibule between the orifices of the vagina and urethra.
noun 1. See under (def 1). [wee-ver] /ˈwi vər/ noun 1. either of two small, European, marine fishes of the genus Trachinus, T. draco (greater weever) or T. vipera (lesser weever) having highly poisonous dorsal spines. 2. any fish of the same family, Trachinidae. /ˈwiːvə/ noun 1. any small marine percoid fish of the family […]
noun 1. See under . [yel-oh-legz] /ˈyɛl oʊˌlɛgz/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. either of two American shorebirds having yellow legs, Tringa melanoleuca (greater yellowlegs) or T. flavipes (lesser yellowlegs) /ˈjɛləʊˌlɛɡz/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) either of two North American sandpipers, Tringa melanoleuca (or Totanus melanoleucus) (greater yellowlegs) or T. flavipes (lesser […]
- Lesser zygomatic muscle
lesser zygomatic muscle n. A muscle with origin from the zygomatic bone, with insertion into the orbicular muscle of the mouth, with nerve supply from the facial nerve, and whose action draws the upper lip upward and outward.