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synonyms for femur

  • groin
  • flank
  • gammon
  • ham
  • hock
  • loins
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How to use femur in a sentence

He is the man who blessed us with a taller set of femurs than Halloween celebrators knew they wanted.
HUGE SKELETONS ARE JUST PART OF HOW WE LIVE NOWMAURA JUDKISOCTOBER 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Typically, overpronation goes hand-in-hand with excessive internal rotation of the femurs, which you can see in the video below.
HOW TO FIX FALLEN ARCHESAWEINBERGSEPTEMBER 22, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
She worries about the effect the g-forces during lift and reentry will have on the artificial femur—though she has already made it through centrifuge training with no ill effect.
MEET THE ALL-CIVILIAN CREW OF INSPIRATION4, FROM A ST. JUDE'S PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT TO A LOCKHEED MARTIN ENGINEERJEFFREY KLUGERAUGUST 10, 2021TIME
The sudden cure of advanced paresis would be as much a miracle as the sudden replacing of a lost femur.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
Let one part, that in the centre, form a "femur" (in Greek μηρὁς).
TEN BOOKS ON ARCHITECTUREVITRUVIUS
As an adaptation to saltation the tibia would elongate at the expense of the femur and the index would be more than 100.
SPECIATION IN THE KANGAROO RAT, DIPODOMYS ORDIIHENRY W. SETZER
The femur is short and curved, and the articular ends are disproportionately large as judged by modern standards.
PREHISTORIC MANW. L. H. DUCKWORTH
It never shows the mark of the ligamentous attachment to the head of the femur, which is seen in Mammals.
DRAGONS OF THE AIRH. G. SEELEY
The femur is sometimes little more than half the length of the tibia, and always shorter than that bone.
DRAGONS OF THE AIRH. G. SEELEY
In the Pterodactylus longirostris the femur corresponds in length to about eleven dorsal vertebræ.
DRAGONS OF THE AIRH. G. SEELEY
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO FEMUR

  • femur
  • flank
  • gammon
  • groin
  • ham
  • hock
  • loins
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.