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Femur

Femur

(Science: anatomy) The large bone in the thigh that articulates with the pelvis above and the knee below.


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... quite apparent neck and head visible on the upper part of the bone, which I think is missing in the arm. However, I think the neck and head of the femur (if that even is a femur) are heavier or more prominent at least in adult humans - is there any indication of the size of that bone? So, it still ...

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by biohazard
Wed Dec 19, 2012 10:28 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Need help identifying these bones
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Views: 6185

Pigeon's trabeculae

Dear all Does any one got an idea about the thickness of the single strut of trabeculae in pigeon's femur? Please give some reference if ' yes '. Zartasha

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by Zartasha
Fri Apr 15, 2011 1:51 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Pigeon's trabeculae
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Bird-Dinosaur News

... go from big scaly toothed creatures(yes, I'm being stereotypical) to what they are today, so what makes these scientists not even suggest that the femur muscle structure has evolved aswell? But the evidence shows that skeletal differences—including a mobile femur— meant dinosaurs couldn’t have ...

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by futurezoologist
Mon Jun 15, 2009 9:03 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Bird-Dinosaur News
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Bird-Dinosaur News

... theropod dinosaurs’ skeletons would have allowed a similar pulmonary system. But the evidence shows that skeletal differences—including a mobile femur— meant dinosaurs couldn’t have given rise to birds. “Theropod dinosaurs had a moving femur and therefore could not have had a lung that worked ...

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by AFJ
Sun Jun 14, 2009 1:42 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Bird-Dinosaur News
Replies: 46
Views: 55933

Origins of life

... 1997; Seehausen, van Alphen, & Witte, 1997), including perhaps humans (Holliday, 1997). On the basis of change in relative bone size (e.g., femur, that is thigh bone, length) comparing fossils dating from 6,000 to 30,000 years ago to modern populations, Holliday concluded "that the ...

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by David George
Thu Mar 30, 2006 11:03 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Origins of life
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