Literally meaning: “runner”
Origin: Anc Greek
τροχός/trochos(=wheel) > τρέχω/trecho(=run)
Femurs help runner to run.
The trochanter is one of the two bony projections (processes) of the upper part of the femur. The two trochanters named as the greater or major trochanter and the lesser or minor trochanter respectively.