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femoral

[ fem-er-uhl ]
/ ˈfɛm ər əl /
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adjective

of, relating to, or situated at, in, or near the thigh or femur.

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Origin of femoral

1775–85; <Latin femor- (stem of femur) thigh + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM femoral

in·ter·fem·o·ral, adjectivepost·fem·o·ral, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for femoral

femoral
/ (ˈfɛmərəl) /

adjective

of or relating to the thigh or femur
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for femoral

femoral
[ fĕmər-əl ]

adj.

Of or relating to the femur or thigh.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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