Meaning of femur
Pronunciation: (fē'mur), [key]
— pl. fe•murs, fem•o•ra
- a bone in the human leg extending from the pelvis to the knee, that is the longest, largest, and strongest in the body; thighbone. See diag. under
- a corresponding bone of the leg or hind limb of an animal.
- the third segment of the leg of an insect (counting from the base), situated between the trochanter and the tibia. See diag. under
- femur (Thesaurus)