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Definition of "femoral" []

  • Of, relating to, or located in the thigh or femur. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "femoral" in a sentence
  • "Titanium elastic nailing use in femoral shaft fractures"
  • "-- The femoral is a continuation of the external iliac, and extends from Poupart's ligament to the middle of the lower third of the thigh, where it becomes the popliteal."
  • "During the operation at Grantham Hospital in Lincolnshire in August 2008 Kolb, 51, also cut through the wrong muscle, slicing into a 'danger zone' known as the femoral triangle."