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fe·mur

 (fē′mər)
n. pl. fe·murs or fem·o·ra (fĕm′ər-ə)
1.
a. A bone of the leg situated between the pelvis and knee in humans. It is the largest and strongest bone in the body.
b. A functionally similar bone in the leg or hind limb of other vertebrates. Also called thighbone.
2. The thick, most muscular segment of the insect leg, situated between the trochanter and the tibia.

[Latin, thigh.]

femur

(ˈfiːmə)
n, pl femurs or femora (ˈfɛmərə)
1. (Anatomy) the longest thickest bone of the human skeleton, articulating with the pelvis above and the knee below. Nontechnical name: thighbone
2. (Zoology) the corresponding bone in other vertebrates
3. (Zoology) the segment of an insect's leg nearest to the body
[C18: from Latin: thigh]

fe•mur

(ˈfi mər)

n., pl. fe•murs, fem•o•ra (ˈfɛm ər ə)
1. the long upper bone of the hind leg of vertebrates, extending from the pelvis to the knee; thighbone.
2. the often enlarged third segment of an insect leg, between the trochanter and the tibia.
[1555–65; < Latin: thigh]

fe·mur

(fē′mər)
The long bone of the thigh or of the upper portion of the hind leg. See more at skeleton.

femur

The thigh bone.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.femur - the longest and thickest bone of the human skeletonfemur - the longest and thickest bone of the human skeleton; extends from the pelvis to the knee
lateral condyle - a condyle on the outer side of the lower extremity of the femur
medial condyle - a condyle on the inner side of the lower extremity of the femur
thigh - the part of the leg between the hip and the knee
trochanter - one of the bony prominences developed near the upper extremity of the femur to which muscles are attached
leg bone - a bone of the leg
Translations
عَظْم الفَخْذ
stehenní kost
lårbenlårbensknogle
reisireisiluu
combcsont
lærleggur
šlaunikaulis
augšstilba kauls
dijbeen
femur
stehenná kosť
lårben
kalça kemiği

femur

[ˈfiːməʳ] N (femurs or femora (pl)) [ˈfemərə]fémur m

femur

[ˈfiːmər] n (ANATOMY)fémur m

femur

femur

(ˈfiːmə) noun
the thigh bone.

fe·mur

n. fémur, hueso del muslo.

femur

n fémur m
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Linear mixed effect model was used to determine the effect of degree of femur rotation on repeated measurements of DRT or FVA.
The Femur Should Be Available In Both Cruciate Substituting And Cruciate Retaining Options Ps Cr ,5, Femoral Component Made Of Cobalt Chromium Molybdenum Alloy Cocrmo , 6.
Length of long bones of lower limb particularly of femur and tibia has a direct correlation to the height of an individual.
The subjects' Q angle, pelvic width and femur length were measuredrespectvely.
Objective: To evaluate the protective effect of zinc on histomorphometry of femur of Sprague Dawley rats under high salt diet.
When compared with those of the Singaporean Asian population, femur length and head circumference were larger while biparietal diameter was smaller in our population.
La articulacion coxofemoral en caballos posee una gran musculatura, ademas de fuertes ligamentos accesorios de la cabeza del femur y un acetabulo profundo que previenen de cierta manera la luxacion de esta articulacion (Bennett et al, 1977; Clegg, y Butson, 1996; Hendrickson, 2002).
The proximal femur has morphological variability that is related to its functional and biomechanical properties.
Objective: To evaluate the results of the minimally invasive internal fixation method using reverse Less Invasive Stabilisation System locking plate in unstable proximal femur extracapsular fractures.
Distal femur fractures exhibits an incidence ratio of about 37 per 1,00,000 person-years.
KEY WORDS: Intramedullary nail, Nonunion, Subtrochanteric femur fracture.