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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or located in the thigh or femur.

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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or near the femur or thigh

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to the femur or thigh.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the thigh.
  • Pertaining to the femur or thigh-bone: as, the femoral condyles.
  • In entomology, pertaining to or on the third joint of an insect's leg: as, a femoral spine.
  • Hunter's canal. See canal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or near the femur or thigh

Etymologies

From Latin femur, femor-, thigh.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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