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Thigh bone

thigh bone --> femur

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


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Requesting help in design of Non-Human race.

... creature, twards the buttoks. In a humans case the palm rests on the thigh naturally. At the base of the wrist (and somewhat a part of it) there is a sort of spur, a bone about one thrid of the length of the forearm that when (through msucle action) is ...

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by Otakon
Tue Nov 30, 2010 6:24 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Requesting help in design of Non-Human race.
Replies: 2
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Bird-Dinosaur News

... way birds breathe and the relative lack of movement in birds’ upper leg bones. While most walking animals (including humans) move the upper leg bone ... really strange that no one realized this before. The position of the thigh bone and muscles in birds is critical to their lung function, which ...

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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

... 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, ...

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by David George
Thu Mar 30, 2006 11:03 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Origins of life
Replies: 327
Views: 180404


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