thigh

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one of a pair of nerves that originate from lumbar nerves and supply the muscles and skin of the anterior part of the thigh anterior crural nerve , femoral nerve , nervus femoralis
artery that supplies the hip joint and thigh muscles arteria circumflexa femoris , circumflex artery of the thigh
chief artery of the thigh; a continuation of the external iliac artery arteria femoralis , femoral artery
disease seen in patients with lung cancer and characterized by weakness and fatigue of hip and thigh muscles and an aching back; caused by antibodies directed against the neuromuscular junctions carcinomatous myopathy , Eaton-Lambert syndrome , Lambert-Eaton syndrome , myasthenic syndrome
muscular cramp (especially in the thigh or calf) following vigorous exercise charley-horse , charley horse
either of two veins that accompany arteries of the same name serving the hip and thigh circumflex femoral vein , vena circumflexus femoris
armor plate that protects the thigh cuisse
biceps muscle of the thigh; it flexes the knee and rotates the leg laterally femoral biceps , musculus biceps femoris
thigh bone femur
meat cut from the thigh of a hog (usually smoked) gammon , ham , jambon
lower part of a horse's thigh between the hock and the stifle gaskin
inward slant of the thigh genu valgum , knock-knee , tibia valga
any one of three large skeletal muscles that form the buttock and move the thigh glute , gluteal muscle , gluteus , gluteus muscle
thigh and trunk junction groin
crease at the junction of the inner part of the thigh with the trunk together with the adjacent region and often including the external genitals groin , inguen
tendon behind knee and thigh hamstring
knee and back-of-thigh tendon hamstring
hip and buttock and upper thigh in human beings haunch
either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh hip
juncture of pelvis and thigh hip
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