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Tubercle of the ilium

Other Terms: Tuberculum, Tubercule, Tuberkel, Tubérculo

Description

This is a rounded projection of the external iliac crest. Its location is about five centimeters onto the crest from its anterior end.

Etymology

From the Latin tuber meaning a lump combined with the diminutive ending denoting a small lump.

Latin

Tuberculum

French

Tubercule

German

Tuberkel

Spanish

Tubérculo

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