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fem·o·ral

 (fĕm′ər-əl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or located in the thigh or femur.

[From Latin femur, femor-, thigh.]

femoral

(ˈfɛmərəl)
adj
(Anatomy) of or relating to the thigh or femur

fem•o•ral

(ˈfɛm ər əl)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or situated near the thigh or femur: the femoral artery.
[1775–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.femoral - of or relating to or near the femur or thigh
Translations

femoral

[ˈfemərəl] ADJfemoral

fem·o·ral

a. femoral, rel. al fémur;
deep ___ archarco ___ profundo;
___ arteryarteria ___;
___ canalcanal ___;
___ herniahernia ___;
___ nervenervio ___;
___ nutrient arteryarteria nutricional ___;
___ sheathcapa ___;
___ triangletriángulo ___;
___ veinvena ___.

femoral

adj femoral
References in periodicals archive ?
In 1948 Smith-Petersen used cups or moulds designed to cover the femoral head to interpose between the articulating surfaces, and this was deemed to produce satisfactory results (Smith-Petersen 1948).
In certain high-energy accidents such as motor vehicle accidents or when a person falls off a ladder, fractures of the so-called femoral head can occur.
The main argument in favour of arthroplasty in cases of intracapsular femoral neck fractures is the high incidence of avascular necrosis of the femoral head as the blood supply to it is disrupted in these fractures [1-3].
The femoral head and acetabulum are formed by separation of foetal tissue by a cleft.
The surgeon instead reshapes the head of the femur to fit a toadstool-shaped prosthesis--a metal cap that is snapped onto the femoral head and held in place via a relatively short stem that slips into the femoral neck.
Femoral acetabular impingement "may be related to slipped capital femoral epiphysis injuries, which usually occur in overweight children, but we think there is a more athletic body habitus in which the femoral head slowly creeps back because of athletic endeavors, he said at a meeting sponsored by Rady Children's Hospital and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
But in the more severe forms, the femoral head or ball may be displaced completely out of the socket and be dislocated.
The thrust plate was an oval metal plate resting on the femoral neck; the surgeon removed the diseased femoral head carefully before creating an even area for support of the thrust plate.
Cam impingement is a result of a morphologically abnormal femoral head impinging against a normal acetabulum during hip motion.
The robotic navigation equipment, called the Wayfinder, is used in hip resurfacing procedures - a method for correcting painful hip bone deformities by coating the femoral head with a cast of chrome alloy.
The trial enrolled 389 postmenopausal women with diminished bone mineral density of the femoral head (hip).