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Encyclopedia > Lateral condyle of femur
Lateral condyle of femur
Lower extremity of right femur viewed from below.
Left knee-joint from behind, showing interior ligaments.
Latin c. lateralis femoris
Gray's subject #59 247
System
Precursor
MeSH [1]
Dorlands/Elsevier c_51/12254688

The lateral condyle is one of the two projections on the lower extremity of femur. It is the more prominent and is the broader both in its antero-posterior and transverse diameters. Image File history File links Gray246. ... The femur or thigh bone is the longest, most voluminous. ... Image File history File links Gray348. ... An x-ray of a human knee Grays Fig. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... In biology, an organ is a group of tissues which perform some function. ... Embryology is the branch of developmental biology that studies embryos and their development. ... Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) is a huge controlled vocabulary (or metadata system) for the purpose of indexing journal articles and books in the life sciences. ... Elseviers logo Elsevier, the worlds largest publisher of medical and scientific literature, forms part of the Reed Elsevier group. ...


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  • Diagram at uwlax.edu

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 As such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated.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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