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Adductor tubercle

Other Terms: Tuberculum adductorium, Tuberculum adductorium femoris

Description

This small bump, situated on the superior aspect of the medial condyle, serves as the attachment site for the membranous expansion of the adductor magnus muscle.

Etymology

This term arises from the Latin tuber meaning a lump, combined with the diminutive ending denoting a small lump. The adductor reference is to the adductor magnus muscle that attaches to this protuberance.

Latin

Tuberculum adductorium femoris

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