Noun(1) the longest and thickest bone of the human skeleton; extends from the pelvis to the knee
(1) Upon thawing, the head and left metathoracic femur of each moth were removed and dried.(2) Several areas of the pelvis and the femur are likely to sustain injuries.(3) In long bones, such as the femur (thigh bone) a more complex, spiral fracture is more common.(4) While the femur could likely fold back against the side to a considerable degree, it cannot rotate dorsoventrally.(5) Certain fractures of larger long bones, such as the femur , are hard to keep straight in a cast.(6) Now he has been left hobbling on crutches after muggers fractured the top of his femur (thigh bone) while trying to rip off his running shoes.(7) Bruising of the articular cartilage of the femur (thigh bone) is also seen on the MRI scans of these patients.(8) The bullet nicked his femoral artery, but he reached hospital before it burst.(9) Advanced femoral nerve disease is a major contributing cause of lower extremity amputations.(10) Many of the diplodocid femora examined were stored, mounted, or damaged in such a way that measurement of their anterior surfaces was difficult or impossible.(11) Relative to the foundress, soldiers have an enlarged prothorax and fore femora , reduced wings and antennae, and a pale exoskeleton.(12) The shark attacked more than once and severed the femoral artery which caused McInnis to bleed to death.(13) Severe injuries, involving the loss of tibiae, femora , and entire legs were rare but did occur in four exclusive and six nonexclusive pairs.(14) The man had obviously sustained an injury to his femoral artery, the vessel that supplies blood to the lower limb.(15) Part of the intestine bulges where the femoral vein and artery pass from the top front of the thigh.
(1) femur :: femur
1. thighbone ::
Different Formsfemur, femurs
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