noun, plural fe·murs, fem·o·ra [fem-er-uh]. /ˈfɛm ər ə/.
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Origin of femur
Words nearby femur
Example sentences from the Web for femur
The results were awful: marked osteoporosis in the spine, hip, and femur.
One guy fell in front of me and broke his back in two places, both his feet, and his right femur.
In July 2008, I learned that I had a seven-inch cancerous tumor in my left femur.
The sudden cure of advanced paresis would be as much a miracle as the sudden replacing of a lost femur.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
Let one part, that in the centre, form a "femur" (in Greek μηρὁς).Ten Books on Architecture|Vitruvius
As an adaptation to saltation the tibia would elongate at the expense of the femur and the index would be more than 100.Speciation in the Kangaroo Rat, Dipodomys ordii|Henry W. Setzer
The femur is short and curved, and the articular ends are disproportionately large as judged by modern standards.Prehistoric Man|W. L. H. Duckworth
It never shows the mark of the ligamentous attachment to the head of the femur, which is seen in Mammals.Dragons of the Air|H. G. Seeley