Pectineal line; Spiral line - Linea pectinea

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The intermediate ridge of linea aspera is called the pectineal line and is continued to the base of the lesser trochanter and gives attachment to the Pectineus;


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/).

Hiérarchie anatomique

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 > Pectineal line; Spiral line

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