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1. femur

noun. ['ˈfiːmɝ'] the longest and thickest bone of the human skeleton; extends from the pelvis to the knee.

Synonyms

  • thigh
  • lateral condyle
  • thighbone
  • femoris
  • medial condyle
  • trochanter

Etymology

  • femur (Latin)

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How do you pronounce femur?

Pronounce femur as ˈfimər.

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Example sentences of the word femur


1. Adjective
The femur head is supposed to fit firmly into the hip socket.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The femur of the upper leg meets the tibia of the lower leg at the knee joint.

3. Foreign word
Three of them run from the top of your femur down into your knee cap.

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