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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