thighbone


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thighbone

(thī′bōn′)
n.
See femur.
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The thighbone of a giant dinosaur was found this week by French paleontologists at an excavation site in southwestern France where remains of some of the largest animals that ever lived on land have been dug up since 2010.
Here's how Maximo's thighbone measures up to an average adult human.
Fibrous dysplasia can affect any bone in the body, however, it most commonly targets thighbone (femur), shinbone (tibia), upper arm bone (humerus), skull, ribs, and pelvis.
(The chemical name for the medication is denosumab, Prolia is the drug's brand-name.) Prolia has a long list of known side effects, including serious infections, thighbone fractures, and jaw bone problems.
With total hip replacement, both meeting points of the pelvis and the thighbone (femur) are replaced.
The system also separates the thighbone including kneecap from the fillet while the oyster muscle remains firmly attached, enhancing presentation quality.
A four-day inquest at Bradford Coroner's Court heard that problems developed after she suffered a fall and a fracture of a thighbone in autumn 2011.
* Three bones meet to form your knee joint: your thighbone (femur), shinbone (tibia), and kneecap (patella).
Your ACL is one of two ligaments that cross in the middle of the knee and connect your thighbone, or femur, to your shinbone, or tibia.
Meanwhile, recovering from a broken back, thighbone and foot, James was unable to return to university after the crash, which left him in hospital for two months.
The undergraduate suffered a broken back, thighbone and foot, spent two months in hospital undergoing operations and requires part-time use of a wheelchair as a result of his injuries.
Traumatic causes include ACL injuries, that is tearing of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), ligaments that connect the shinbone to the thighbone; meniscal injuries or tear in the knee while bearing weight; fractures, and knee bursitis, ie inflammation in the bursae or the small sacs of fluid that cushion the outside of the knee joint.