Lateral supracondylar line - Linea supracondylaris lateralis

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Description

The lateral supracondylar line is the lateral ridge of the popliteal surface, continuing the lateral lip of linea aspera. It is the more prominent, and descends to the summit of the lateral condyle.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Appendicular skeleton > Bones of lower limb > Free part of lower limb > Femur; Thigh bone > Shaft of femur; Body of femur > Lateral supracondylar line

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