Thigh bone [Femur] - Os femoris [Femur]


The femur is the main bone of the skeleton of the thigh (pelvic stylopodium). It is divided into 3 segments:

  • Head of femur
  • Body (shaft) of femur
  • Distal extremity with medial and lateral condyles

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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