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thighbone

[thahy-bohn] /ˈθaɪˌboʊn/
noun
1.
femur (def 1).
Origin of thighbone
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English the bane. See thigh, bone
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thighbone

/ˈθaɪˌbəʊn/
noun
1.
a nontechnical name for the femur
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thighbone in Medicine

thighbone thigh·bone (thī'bōn')
n.
See femur.

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