Femoral skeleton - Skeleton femoris

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General terms > Osteology > Appendicular skeleton > Bones of pelvic limb > Femoral skeleton

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The femoral skeleton (pelvic stylopodium) is the skeleton of the thigh, proximal part of the free appendage of the hindlimb. It is formed by the femur and the patella.


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

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