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Meaning of TUBEROSITY

Pronunciation:  `toobu'râsitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament
 

TUBEROSITY is a 10 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: eminence, tubercle
 
 See Also: appendage, deltoid eminence, deltoid tuberosity, outgrowth, process

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tu`ber*os"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Tuberosities}. [Cf. F.
tub['e]rosit['e].]
1. The state of being tuberous.

2. An obtuse or knoblike prominence; a protuberance.

 

 

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