pectineal line of femur

(redirected from linea pectinea femoris)

pec·tin·e·al line of femur

a ridge running down the posterior surface of the shaft of the femur from the lesser trochanter to which the pectineus muscle attaches; continuous superiorly with intertrochanteric line and merges inferiorly with the spiral line of the femur to form the medial lip of the linea aspera.
Synonym(s): linea pectinea femoris [TA]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012