Definition of Femur. Meaning of Femur. Synonyms of Femur

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Definition of Femur

Femur
Femur Fe"mur, n.; pl. Femora. [L. thigh.] (Anat.) (a) The thigh bone. (b) The proximal segment of the hind limb containing the thigh bone; the thigh. See Coxa.

Meaning of Femur from wikipedia

- The femur (/ˈfiːmər/, pl. femurs or femora /ˈfɛmərə/), or thigh bone, is the proximal bone of the hindlimb in tetrapod vertebrates (for example, the largest...
- and consists of two joints: one between the femur and tibia (tibiofemoral joint), and one between the femur and patella (patellofemoral joint). It is the...
- A femoral fracture is a bone fracture that involves the femur. They are typically sustained in high-impact trauma, such as car crashes, due to the large...
- A trochanter is a tubercle of the femur near its joint with the hip bone. In humans and most mammals, the trochanters serve as important muscle attachment...
- lateral condyle is one of the two projections on the lower extremity of the femur. The other one is the medial condyle. The lateral condyle is the more prominent...
- In human anatomy, the ligament of the head of the femur (round ligament of the femur, ligamentum teres femoris, or the foveal ligament) is a ligament located...
- m**** which covers the front and sides of the femur. The name derives from Latin four-headed muscle of the femur. It is subdivided into four separate muscles...
- The femoral head (femur head or head of the femur) is the highest part of the thigh bone (femur). It is supported by the femoral neck. The head is globular...
- Femur condyle may refer to: Lateral condyle of femur Medial condyle of femur...
- The intercondylar fossa of femur (intercondyloid fossa of femur, intercondylar notch of femur) is a deep notch between the rear surfaces of the medial...
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