femoral

[ fem-er-uh l ]
/ ˈfɛm ər əl /

adjective

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

Origin of femoral

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

Related forms

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
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Medicine definitions for femoral

femoral

[ fĕmər-əl ]

adj.

Of or relating to the femur or thigh.
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