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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The longest and thickest bone of the human skeleton.

Usage examples (34)
  • The neck of the femur is shortened and its angle diminished.
  • The man suffered a shattered left femur from the gunshot, according to authorities.
  • Her femur was a log in a fireplace, burning evenly.
  • Do you have ANY idea how hard it is to break a femur? for more
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