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Encyclopedia > Fovea capitis femoris
Fovea capitis femoris
Upper extremity of right femur viewed from behind and above. (Fovea capitis labeled at upper left.)
Left hip-joint, opened by removing the floor of the acetabulum from within the pelvis. (Fovea capitis labeled at center right.)
Gray's subject #59 243
Dorlands/Elsevier f_15/12377206

The surface of the head of the femur is smooth, coated with cartilage in the fresh state, except over an ovoid depression, the fovea capitis femoris, which is situated a little below and behind the center of the head, and gives attachment to the ligamentum teres. Image File history File links Gray243. ... The femur or thigh bone is the longest, most voluminous, and strongest bone of the human body. ... Image File history File links Gray341. ... Bones of the Hip In anatomy, the hip is the bony projection of the femur, known as the greater trochanter, and the overlying muscle and fat. ... Elseviers logo. ... The femur or thigh bone is the longest, most voluminous, and strongest bone of the human body. ... For the ligament of the hip, see Ligamentum teres femoris. ...


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This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated. Please edit the article if this is the case, and feel free to remove this notice when it is no longer relevant. The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


 
 

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