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Related to femoral anteversion: femoral retroversion
fem·o·ral an·te·ver·sion(fem'ŏr-ăl an'tĕ-vĕr-zhŭn)
A condition of abnormal medial rotation of the thigh at the hip joint.
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Excessive anterior angulation of the neck of the femur, leading to excessive internal rotation of the femur. The normal value for femoral neck anteversion is approx. 15°.
See also: anteversion
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