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  1. A tubercle is a round nodule, small eminence, or warty outgrowth found on the lip of certain orchids and cacti.
  2. Tubercle is found in many bones of the human body.
  3. The tubercle is the site of attachment of the lateral canthal tendon (see Image 2).
  4. The tubercle is much more prominent in the upper than in the lower ribs. (Web site)
  5. Each tubercle is about the size of a golf ball and contains a single, stiff whisker that is probably used for sensing in the water.

Articular Tubercle

  1. The joint between the head of the mandible and the mandibular fossa and articular tubercle of the temporal bone. (Web site)

Lateral Orbital Tubercle

  1. This inserts into the lateral orbital tubercle (Whitnall tubercle), located on the inner aspect of the lateral orbital rim. (Web site)

Olfactory Tubercle

  1. The nucleus accumbens and the olfactory tubercle collectively form the ventral striatum, which is part of the basal ganglia. (Web site)


  1. The portion which is reflected from the inguinal ligament at the pubic tubercle is attached to the pectineal line and is called the lacunar ligament. (Web site)


  1. The supracondylar approach provides access to the region of, and medial to, the hypoglossal canal and jugular tubercle. (Web site)

Immune System

  1. The immune system does this by producing macrophages that surround the tubercle bacilli.


  1. Humerus: (greater & lesser tubercle, olecranon fossa) lab p. (Web site)


  1. The distance between the angle and the tubercle is progressively greater from the second to the tenth ribs. (Web site)


  1. Conoid a triangular ligament attached by its apex to the upper surface of the coracoid process and by its base to the conoid tubercle of the clavicle. (Web site)

External Surface

  1. A minor angle is situated close to the tubercle, and the external surface of the second rib is convex.


  1. The lower border is concave behind, and nearly straight in front, the two parts being separated by the inferior thyroid tubercle. (Web site)


  1. Medial to the pubic tubercle is the crest, which extends from this process to the medial end of the bone. (Web site)


  1. Each tubercle bears an areole, a minute hump of tissue in which spines are propagated.


  1. The lateral surface of the greater tubercle is convex, rough, and continuous with the lateral surface of the body. (Web site)
  2. Miliary TB is a life-threatening condition that occurs when large numbers of tubercle bacilli spread throughout the body.
  3. Because of its persistence in the body, the tubercle bacillus is a notoriously difficult pathogen to control. (Web site)


  1. Separate centers are frequently found for the pubic tubercle and the ischial spine, and for the crest and angle of the pubis. (Web site)


  1. The typical rib includes a head, neck, tubercle, body, and costal cartilage.
  2. The head and lower jaw are covered with knobs called tubercle s, which are actually hair follicle s and are characteristic of the species. (Web site)
  3. There is no angle, but at the tubercle the rib is slightly bent, with the convexity upward, so that the head of the bone is directed downward. (Web site)


  1. It arises from the side of the body, is directed laterally in front of the foramen, and ends in a tubercle, the anterior tubercle. (Web site)
  2. When the humerus is laterally rotated 35o to 40o, the greater tubercle will pass under or behind the arch so that abduction can continue.
  3. Laterally, the orbital rim is marked by the Whitnall tubercle, which is 10 mm inferior to the zygomaticofrontal suture.


  1. The portion between the angle and the tubercle is rounded, rough, and irregular, and serves for the attachment of the Longissimus dorsi.
  2. On either side of the head is a tubercle for the attachment of the collateral ligament of the metacarpophalangeal joint.
  3. At the lateral extremity of the condyle is a small tubercle for the attachment of the temporomandibular ligament. (Web site)


  1. The non-articular portion is a rough elevation, and affords attachment to the ligament of the tubercle.


  1. Its upper surface is concavo-convex from before backward, to accommodate itself to the form of the mandibular fossa and the articular tubercle. (Web site)
  2. In the male the labia unite in the midline to form the scrotum and part of the penis, the head of which is formed by the genital tubercle. (Web site)
  3. In the area of the lateral orbital tubercle, several other structures join the lateral canthal tendon to form the lateral retinaculum. (Web site)

Posterior Surface

  1. The lateral border runs from the back part of the greater tubercle to the lateral epicondyle, and separates the anterolateral from the posterior surface. (Web site)


  1. Its upper part is a prominent ridge, the crest of the greater tubercle; it serves for the insertion of the tendon of the Pectoralis major.
  2. Its upper third consists of a prominent ridge, the crest of the lesser tubercle, which gives insertion to the tendon of the Teres major. (Web site)
  3. It ends below at the summit of the medial condyle, in a small tubercle, the adductor tubercle, which affords insertion to the tendon of the Adductor magnus. (Web site)


  1. The tibia has a pressure epiphysis at either end, but that for the upper comes down in front so as to include a good deal of the tubercle. (Web site)
  2. The patellar tendon goes from the bottom of the patella to the front of the tibia known as the tibial tubercle. (Web site)


  1. In this region, the recurrent laryngeal nerve and the inferior thyroid artery pass next to or in the ligament and tubercle.
  2. The sides of the genital tubercle grow backward as the genital swellings, which ultimately form the labia majora; the tubercle itself becomes the mons pubis. (Web site)
  3. Below, the head is constricted to form a neck, and where it joins the shaft there is a tubercle on the posterior surface. (Web site)


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