Between the two trochanters of the femur.

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in·ter·tro·chan·ter·ic .int-ər-.trō-kən-'ter-ik, -.kan- adj situated, performed, or occurring between trochanters <\intertrochanteric fractures> <\intertrochanteric osteotomy>

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in·ter·tro·chan·ter·ic (in″tər-tro″kan-terґik) [inter- + trochanter] situated in or pertaining to the space between the greater and the lesser trochanter.

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  • intertrochanteric — adjective Between the two trochanters of the femur …   Wiktionary

  • intertrochanteric — in·ter·trochanteric …   English syllables

  • intertrochanteric — |intə(r)+ adjective Etymology: inter + trochanteric : being or lying between trochanters …   Useful english dictionary

  • intertrochanteric line — n a line on the anterior surface of the femur that runs obliquely from the greater trochanter to the lesser trochanter * * * intertrochanteric line, anterior linea intertrochanterica …   Medical dictionary

  • Intertrochanteric line — Infobox Bone Name = Intertrochanteric line Latin = linea intertrochanterica GraySubject = 59 GrayPage = 245 Caption = Right hip joint from the front. (Intertrochanteric line labeled at bottom left.) Caption2 = Right femur. Anterior surface.… …   Wikipedia

  • Intertrochanteric crest — Infobox Bone Name = Intertrochanteric crest Latin = crista intertrochanterica GraySubject = 59 GrayPage = 246 Caption = Upper extremity of right femur viewed from behind and above. (Intertrochanteric crest labeled at right.) Caption2 = Capsule of …   Wikipedia

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