|1.||the part of the leg between the hip and the knee in man|
|2.||the corresponding part in other vertebrates and insects|
|Related: crural, femoral|
|[Old English thēh; related to Old Frisian thiāch, Old High German dioh thigh, Old Norse thjō buttock, Old Slavonic tyku fat]|
The part of the leg between the hip and the knee. Also called femur.