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Synonyms for femur

the longest and thickest bone of the human skeleton

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It was only in March that he suffered a cracked femur after being targeted with an air gun.
2) In the project for DJO, Materialise used its expertise in segmentation and statistical population analysis to combine 3-D geometrical bone shapes from a database of male and female femur CT scans into an average 3-D shape of the entire femur.
Atypical femur fracture is a known complication of bisphosphonate treatment for some patients; the risk of this complication and medication costs were drawn from the literature.
If these patients received regular bisphosphonate treatment following a distal radius fracture, the number of hip fractures would drop to 262,767 over the lifetime of these patients; however, an estimated 19,464 patients would suffer an atypical femur fracture as a result of the treatment.
Fore femur nearly as wide as mid femur; hind femur 2 times as wide as mid femur, with 3 long thin preapical ad.
She adds: "I've had the nail in my femur, surgery on my back to remove part of my L4 and L5 discs which had been damaged in a previous fall, then had my shoulder operated on and a scope on my cruciate, which I'll probably wait a couple of years to have dealt with.
A retrospective review was performed on patients who sustained a subtrochanteric femur fracture (AO/OTA type 32) and were stabilized using a statically locked intramedullary nail between January 1, 2008, and August 1, 2011, at a level 1 trauma center.
The study of 147,766 Danish singleton pregnancies with a secondtrimester malformation scan showed that short femur length--defined as below the fifth percentile--was present in 16.
The head of the femur is joined to the bone shaft by a narrow piece of bone called the neck of the femur.
The proximal diaphysis sections from the femur and tibia and the acetabulum of the femur were cut for scanning electron microscope (SEM) study in every rat.
Douglas' condition worsened after a prison doctor misdiagnosed his broken femur, and he developed a blood clot, the Post reported.
Kisa donem kullanim sonrasi kemik dansitesini yukselttigi kanitlansa bile son yayinlarda bifosfanatlarin uzun donem kullanimi sonrasi femur kiriklarina neden olduguna dair bilgiler vardir.
New York, June 6 ( ANI ): A backyard in Iowa was converted into an excavation site after a family went blackberry-picking behind their house two years ago and came back with a prehistoric mammoth femur.
Legs yellow apart from brown patch on mid coxa, tip of hind femur and most of hind tibia.
The femur is one of the most highly loaded bones in the human body.