1. the longest and thickest bone of the human skeleton; extends from the pelvis to the knee
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  • Caput tertium may also arise from the linea aspera, long head of biceps femoris, lateral epicondyle, knee joint capsule, midfibula, and the crural fascia.
  • The patella is a great defence to the front of the knee-joint, and distributes upon a large and tolerably even surface, during kneeling, the pressure which would otherwise fall upon the prominent ridges of the condyles; it also affords leverage to the Quadriceps femoris. III. Syndesmology. 7b. The Knee-joint
  • Adductor minimus may be innervated by the nerve to quadratus femoris.
  • The lateral inferior genicular runs lateralward above the head of the fibula to the front of the knee-joint, passing in its course beneath the lateral head of the Gastrocnemius, the fibular collateral ligament, and the tendon of the Biceps femoris. VI. The Arteries. 6c. The Popliteal Artery
  • So-called crural paralysis or "hip swinney" is occasionally observed but this is not a condition wherein the nerve is affected in the manner that characterizes the marked atrophy of quadriceps femoris (crural) muscles in some cases of hemaglobinuria. Lameness of the Horse Veterinary Practitioners' Series, No. 1
  • It is usually regarded as a sesamoid bone, developed in the tendon of the Quadriceps femoris, and resembles these bones (1) in being developed in a tendon; (2) in its center of ossification presenting a knotty or tuberculated outline; (3) in being composed mainly of dense cancellous tissue. II. Osteology. 6c. 4. The Patella
  • The hamstrings are comprised of three separate muscles, the biceps femoris, semitendinosus and semimembranosus.
  • _Of the upper part of the leg_: The _rectus femoris_, the large muscle on the front of the leg which connects at the lower end with the kneepan. Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools
  • Extracapsular and intracapsular ligaments (ligamentum teres = ligamentum capitis femoris) Recently Uploaded Slideshows
  • Conclusion (1)The fracture is related with the structure of femur and thigh muscles stress focus and the fatigue of musculus quadriceps femoris during military training.
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