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asked • 01/19/16

Human Anatomy (multiple choice) (introductory question)

The difference between a tubercle and a trochanter is that

a) The tubercle is where two bones come together, a trochanter is an area of muscle attachment
b) A tubercle is where muscle tendons attach to bones, a trochanter is where ligaments anchor two bones together.
c) They are essentially the same thing except the tubercles are found on the lower extremity while trochanters are found on the upper extremity.
d) They are almost identical in definition, however tubercles are smaller and the trochanter is more blunt and less rounded.

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