greater trochanter n.
A strong process overhanging the root of the neck of the femur, giving attachment to the gluteus medius and minimus muscles, the piriform muscle, the internal and external obturator muscles, and the gemelli muscles.
- Greater vestibular gland
greater vestibular gland n. Either of two compound tubuloalveolar mucus-secreting glands situated in the lateral walls on each side of the vestibule of the vagina. Also called Bartholin’s gland, vulvovaginal gland.
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 […]
- Greater zygomatic muscle
greater zygomatic muscle n. A muscle with origin from the zygomatic bone anterior to the temporozygomatic suture, with insertion into the muscles at the angle of the mouth, with nerve supply from the facial nerve, and whose action draws the upper lip up and to the side.
[greyt] /greɪt/ adjective, greater, greatest. 1. unusually or comparatively large in size or dimensions: A great fire destroyed nearly half the city. 2. large in number; numerous: Great hordes of tourists descend on Europe each summer. 3. unusual or considerable in degree, power, intensity, etc.: great pain. 4. wonderful; first-rate; very good: We had a […]