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femur
American English: /ˈfimər/
British English: /ˈfiːmə/

Translation of femur in Spanish:

noun plural femurs or femora Pronunciation: / ˈfemərə /

  • Example sentences
    • Bruising of the articular cartilage of the femur (thigh bone) is also seen on the MRI scans of these patients.
    • In long bones, such as the femur (thigh bone) a more complex, spiral fracture is more common.
    • Now he has been left hobbling on crutches after muggers fractured the top of his femur (thigh bone) while trying to rip off his running shoes.

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