Translation of femur in Spanish:


fémur, n.

Pronunciation /ˈfiːmə//ˈfimər/


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    fémur masculine
    • Certain fractures of larger long bones, such as the femur, are hard to keep straight in a cast.
    • Bruising of the articular cartilage of the femur (thigh bone) is also seen on the MRI scans of these patients.
    • In long bones, such as the femur (thigh bone) a more complex, spiral fracture is more common.
    • Several areas of the pelvis and the femur are likely to sustain injuries.
    • Now he has been left hobbling on crutches after muggers fractured the top of his femur (thigh bone) while trying to rip off his running shoes.