- rough ridge of femur
- linea aspera.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Body of femur — Infobox Bone Name = Body of femur Latin = corpus femoris GraySubject = 59 GrayPage = 243 Caption = Right femur. Anterior surface. Caption2 = Right femur. Posterior surface. System = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = s 09 DorlandsSuf =… … Wikipedia
Lower extremity of femur — Infobox Bone Name = Lower extremity of femur Latin = GraySubject = 59 GrayPage = 243 Caption = Lower extremity of right femur viewed from below. Caption2 = Left knee joint from behind, showing interior ligaments. System = MeshName = MeshNumber =… … Wikipedia
crest — 1. A ridge, especially a bony ridge. SEE ALSO: crista. 2. The ridge of the neck of a male animal, especially of a stallion or bull. 3. Feathers on the top of a bird s head, or fin rays on the top of a fish s head. SYN: crista [TA]. [L. crista] … Medical dictionary
linea — SYN: line. [L.] l. alba [TA] a fibrous band running vertically the entire length of the midline of the anterior abdominal wall, receiving the attachments of the oblique and transverse abdominal … Medical dictionary
line — 1. A mark, strip, or streak. In anatomy, a long, narrow mark, strip, or streak distinguished from the adjacent tissues by color, texture, or elevation. SEE ALSO: linea. 2. A unit of … Medical dictionary
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Linea aspera — Infobox Bone Name = Linea aspera Latin = linea aspera GraySubject = 59 GrayPage = 246 Caption = Right femur. Posterior surface. (Linea aspera not labeled, but region is visible. Medial lip is at left; lateral lip is at right.) Caption2 =… … Wikipedia
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