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femoral

[fem-er-uh l] /ˈfɛm ər əl/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or situated at, in, or near the thigh or femur.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85; < Latin femor- (stem of femur) thigh + -al1
Related forms
interfemoral, adjective
postfemoral, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for postfemoral

femoral

/ˈfɛmərəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the thigh or femur
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Word Origin and History for postfemoral

femoral

adj.

1782, from Latin femoris, genitive of femur "thigh" (see femur) + -al (1).

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postfemoral in Medicine

femoral fem·o·ral (fěm'ər-əl)
adj.
Of or relating to the femur or thigh.

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