lateral supracondylar line(redirected from linea supracondylaris lateralis)
lateral supracondylar line[TA]
the linear lateral edge of the popliteal surface of the femur that ascends from the lateral epicondyle and continues superiorly as the lateral lip of the linea aspera.
Synonym(s): linea supracondylaris lateralis [TA]
lateral supracondylar line
Either of two ridges on the posterior surface of the distal end of the femur, formed by diverging lips of the linea aspera. It is one of the proximal attachments of the vastus lateralis muscle of the quadriceps. See: medial supracondylar line
See also: line