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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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The direct measurements of the used femora are presented in Table 1.
A sample of 211 unpaired dry skeletally mature human adult femora from heirlessdead bodies was collected from anatomy musea of Khyber Medical College, Gandahara Medical College and Khyber Girls Medical College, Peshawar.
Color on femora light with scattered darker markings, dark annuli on other segments.
Data for this study are comprised of 280 dry adult femora from 200 male and 80 female residents of central India.
In all femora observed, the direction of nutrient foramina is upwards, i.e.
Number of the nutrient foramina: In this study, 78% femora possessing single dominant nutrient foramina whereas 22% bones had double dominant nutrient foramina [Table 1], which shows the majority of bones have single nutrient foramina that may represent the single source of blood supply.
This new species is allied to Coptotettix fangchengensis (Zheng & Jiang 2002b), but differs in the following: 1) no abbreviated carinaes behind shumeri on the dorsum surface; 2) Inner side of hind tibia with 9-12 spines;.3) color of all femora and wings dark.
Specifically designed Kuntscher nails were made to meet the anterior convexity and the size of the medullary canal of the femora of goats.
Reconstruction of femur length from fragmentary femora. Anat Cell Biol 2016;49(3):206-9.
Bilateral femora were imaged with 3.0-T magnetic resonance (MR) and 64-slice computed tomography (CT) examinations on all piglets.
Leg spination in males: femora I-III: d0-1-1; p1-1-1; r1-1-1; femur IV: d0-1-1; p1-1-1; r0-0-1; tibiae I-II: d1-0-1; p1-0-1; r1-0-1; v2-2-0; tibiae III-IV: d0-0-1; p1-0-1; r1-0-1; v2-2-0; metatarsi I-III: p1-1-0; r1-1-0; v2-2-0; metatarsi IV: p1-1-1; r1-1-1; v2-2-0.