Trochanter

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Tronchanter
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Upper part of right femur viewed from behind and above, showing greater and lesser trochanter]]
Identifiers
FMA 82513
Anatomical terminology

The trochanter is an anatomical part of the femur connecting to the hip bone. It may refer to:

Structure[edit]

In human anatomy, the trochanter is a part of the femur. It can refer to:

Hinge in athletic performance[edit]

University of Oregon and USA Track and Field IAAF World Championships coach Taylor cites its contribution to maximum speed in sprint mechanics.[1]

Other animals[edit]

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