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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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The vertical surfaces of the triglyph left between the glyphs.
The proximal bone of the hind or lower limb in vertebrates.
The thigh bone in humans, articulating with the acetabulum and tibia.
The long projecting face between each channel of a triglyph.
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