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femur

(fē`mər): see legleg,
one of the paired limbs of an animal used for support of the body and for locomotion. Properly, the human leg is that portion of the extremity between the foot and the thigh. This section of the human leg contains two long bones, the tibia and the fibula.
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Femur

The vertical surfaces of the triglyph left between the glyphs.

femur

[′fē·mər]
(anatomy)
The proximal bone of the hind or lower limb in vertebrates.
The thigh bone in humans, articulating with the acetabulum and tibia.

femur

The long projecting face between each channel of a triglyph.

femur

1. the longest thickest bone of the human skeleton, articulating with the pelvis above and the knee below
2. the corresponding bone in other vertebrates
3. the segment of an insect's leg nearest to the body
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Hind femora largely yellow (tip of hind trochanter and base of hind femur as in Fig.
Given the clear importance of the principal individual interred in Tomb 7 (Marcus 1983), is it possible that data accrued since Caso's discovery now make the interpretation advanced for Lambityeco a better fit for Tomb 7 than Caso's reliance on an Aztec analogy, especially since the most common war trophies were defleshed heads and not femora (e.
Color on femora light ventrally with indistinct markings above, dark annuli on other segments.
Fore and mid legs yellow except coxae and trochanters black, femora blackish with yellow tips, and tarsomere 5 brown; hind leg black except tarsus dark yellow with tarsomere 5 dark brown.
Dorsal margins of fore and middle femora slightly curved, ventral margin nearly straight; the greatest width of mid-femur slightly wider than width of visible parts of tegmina, proportion 1:0.
Leg spination follows generic pattern, except femora I-II: p1-1-0; femur IV: p0-1-0.
Because the same set of configuration parameters were used to test every femur, all femora were compared by counting the number of accepted configurations.
Femora were divided into two groups based on the relative position of three 6.
Femora densely covered with long black setae with white tip, mixed with short white setae.
Maddison (1987) found Marchena minuta (Peckham & Peckham 1888) and other jumping spiders (Salticidae) to be provided with ridges or a row of stout setae on the dorsal base of the femora I combined with respectively a row of setae or a stridulatory file on the carapace just under the eyes.
The need for cemented stems or the more difficult and costly "Ling technique" could be avoided with their use in tumor surgery, hip fracture management, and total hip replacements associated with osteoporosis or a patulous femora in both primary and revision settings.