femoral

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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 ?
NEW ORLEANS, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with acute coronary syndromes who undergo angiography or angioplasty and stent procedures have similar probability of survival whether their arteries are accessed radially (via the wrist) or femorally (via the groin, or upper leg); however, when patients are suffering from a major heart attack, there is significant survival benefit if the heart arteries are accessed radially.
The device proved effective at maintaining hemostasis following femorally accessed coronary catheterization procedures, adhering to wound sites reliably for hours, and producing no complications.