HyperDic: femur

English > 1 sense of the word femur:
NOUNbodyfemur, thighbone, femoristhe longest and thickest bone of the human skeleton
femur > pronunciation
Soundsfiy'mer
RhymesAmor ... Zimmer: 100 rhymes with mer...
English > femur: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe longest and thickest bone of the human skeleton; extends from the pelvis to the knee.
Synonymsthighbone, femoris
Part ofthighThe part of the leg between the hip and the knee
Partslateral condyleA condyle on the outer side of the lower extremity of the femur
medial condyleA condyle on the inner side of the lower extremity of the femur
trochanterOne of the bony prominences developed near the upper extremity of the femur to which muscles are attached
Broaderleg boneA bone of the leg
Spanishfémur
Catalanfèmur
Adjectivesfemoralof or relating to or near the femur or thigh

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