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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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KEYWORDS: Ilizarov technique, Ilizarov method, Non unions of femur fractures.
CHRIS Froome has been ruled out of the Tour de France after suffering a suspected broken femur when he crashed at high speed into a wall.
A spokesperson confirmed that he had suffered a suspected broken femur and was out of the Tour.
Since it is not always possible to recover the pelvis and skull in forensic contexts, other bones of the skeleton have been tested for purposes of sexual diagnosis (Bruzek & Murail, 2006), such as the tibia, femur, radius, ulna, mandible and scapula (Oliveira Costa et al.; Lucena dos Santos et al., 2018).
Femur length showed the largest change (16 percent), while tooth size increased the least (5.5 percent).
Keywords: Linea aspera, Femur, Nutrient foramen, Dry bone.
Neck of femur fractures osteosynthesis is associate with up to 46% rate of complications.
(16) used three-dimensional CT imaging to develop cortical thickness maps of the proximal femur for evaluation of osteoporosis treatments.
* Generate a novel XSITRAY database, which comprises of 78 Spine, Femur, Clavicle, Extremity & Ankle, Extremity & Hand and Knee bones X-Ray scan images.
The knee joint in a dog is the point where the thigh bone (femur) and "calf bones" (tibia and fibula) come together and interact.
Spontaneous regression of an osteochondroma of the distal femur is unusual.