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anti- +‎ trochanter


antitrochanter (plural antitrochanters)

  1. (anatomy) An articular surface on the ilium of birds against which the great trochanter of the femur plays.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for antitrochanter in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)