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synonyms for tuberosity

  • lump
  • nodule
  • wart
  • blob
  • bump
  • bunch
  • convexity
  • dilation
  • distention
  • excess
  • excrescence
  • gibbosity
  • growth
  • hump
  • intumescence
  • jut
  • outgrowth
  • outthrust
  • pouch
  • projection
  • prominence
  • promontory
  • protrusion
  • protuberance
  • sac
  • sagging
  • salience
  • superfluity
  • swelling
  • tumefaction
  • tumor
  • nodulation

antonyms for tuberosity

MOST RELEVANT
  • depression
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How to use tuberosity in a sentence

The dorsal (oblique) ligament is attached above to the distal tuberosity on the inner side of the tibia.
LAMENESS OF THE HORSEJOHN VICTOR LACROIX
In fractures of the angle of the ilium and the ischial tuberosity, perceptible evidence always exists.
LAMENESS OF THE HORSEJOHN VICTOR LACROIX
Trochiter, trok′i-tėr, n. the greater tuberosity of the humerus, admitting several of the muscles of the shoulders.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
At its posterior end externally it bears a rather prominent roughened ischial tuberosity (fig. 78, A, 10).
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS
The great tuberosity is always large and often overhangs the bicipital groove, it is especially large in Titanotherium (Brontops).
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS
The acetabulum is deep and the obturator foramen large, and there is frequently a well-marked ischial tuberosity.
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS
The ischial tuberosity (fig. 78, A, 10) is often well marked, and sometimes as in Viverra the acetabular bone is distinct.
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS
The combined muscle then inserts by a tendon onto the internal tuberosity of the humerus.
THORACIC AND CORACOID ARTERIES IN TWO FAMILIES OF BIRDS, COLUMBIDAE AND HIRUNDINIDAEMARION ANNE JENKINSON
The insertion is by means of a tendon on the internal tuberosity of the humerus.
THORACIC AND CORACOID ARTERIES IN TWO FAMILIES OF BIRDS, COLUMBIDAE AND HIRUNDINIDAEMARION ANNE JENKINSON
The alder furnishes, also, a kind of tuberosity, which is cut into layers like those of the citrus and the maple.
INTARSIA AND MARQUETRYF. HAMILTON JACKSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO TUBEROSITY

  • blob
  • bump
  • bunch
  • convexity
  • dilation
  • distention
  • excess
  • excrescence
  • gibbosity
  • growth
  • hump
  • intumescence
  • jut
  • lump
  • nodulation
  • nodule
  • outgrowth
  • outthrust
  • pouch
  • projection
  • prominence
  • promontory
  • protrusion
  • protuberance
  • sac
  • sagging
  • salience
  • superfluity
  • swelling
  • tuberosity
  • tumefaction
  • tumor
  • wart
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.