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English definition of “iliofemoral”


adjective uk   /ˌɪl.i.əʊ.ˈfem.ər.əl/ us    /ˌɪl.i.oʊ.ˈfem.ər.əl/ specialized
relating to the ilium ( =the widest of the three bones that form the pelvis) and femur ( = the long bone in the upper part of the leg): an iliofemoral bypass graftSubstances and structures in the body
relating to the iliac vein (= a vein in the pelvis) and femoral vein ( =a vein at the top of the leg)The circulatory system and blood
(Definition of iliofemoral from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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