tuberosity[to̵̅o̅′bər äs′ə tē, tyo̵̅o̅′-]
- the quality or condition of being tuberous
- a rounded swelling or projection, as on a bone for the attachment of a muscle or tendon
Origin of tuberosityFrench tuberosité ; from Vulgar Latin tuberositas
- The quality or condition of being tuberous.
- A projection or protuberance, especially one at the end of a bone for the attachment of a muscle or tendon.