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What is the bony landmark of the femur?
Last Updated: 21st February, 2020
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Also know, which bony landmark of the femur serves as a site for muscle attachments?
Similarly, what bone is inferior to the femur? Femur and Patella The femur is the single bone of the thigh region. It articulates superiorly with the hip bone at the hip joint, and inferiorly with the tibia at the knee joint. The patella only articulates with the distal end of the femur.
Regarding this, what is a femur bone located?
The femur is the only bone located within the human thigh. It is both the longest and the strongest bone in the human body, extending from the hip to the knee. A break in this bone can only result from a large amount of force, such as a car accident or a fall from an extreme height.
How many bones are in your lower leg?
These are the thigh, located between the hip and knee joints; the leg, located between the knee and ankle joints; and distal to the ankle, the foot. There are 30 bones in each lower limb. These are the femur, patella, tibia, fibula, seven tarsal bones, five metatarsal bones, and 14 phalanges.