Definition of “femoris” - English Dictionary


“femoris” in English

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uk /fɪˈmɔː.rɪs/ us /fɪˈmɔːr.ɪs/ specialized

Examples from literature

  • Aneurysm of the profunda femoris is distinguished from that of the main trunk by the fact that the pulses beyond are, in the former, unaffected, and by the normal artery being felt pulsating over or alongside the sac. 
  • While the leg is supporting weight the stifle joint is fixed in position mainly by the quadriceps femoris group of muscles which are attached to the patella. 

(Definition of “femoris” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)