noun, plural fe·murs, fem·o·ra [fem-er-uh] /ˈfɛm ər ə/.
Origin of femur
Examples from the Web for femur
The results were awful: marked osteoporosis in the spine, hip, and femur.
The longest and strongest of all the bones is the femur, or thigh bone.A Practical Physiology|Albert F. Blaisdell
The course of the bullet was anteroposterior through the axis of the femur.Gunshot Roentgenograms|Clyde S. Ford
The femur or thigh is the third, and usually the largest and most conspicuous joint of the leg.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)|William Kirby