Thee bane

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Femur
Femur - anterior view2.png
Poseetion o femur (shawn in reid)
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Left femur, posterior view.
Details
OriginsGastrocnemius, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis an vastus intermedius
InsertionsTensor fasciae latae, gluteus medius, gluteus minimus, gluteus maximus an iliopsoas
Articulationship: acetabulum o pelvis superiorly
knee: wi the tibia an patella inferiorly
Identifiers
LaitinOs femoris, os longissimum
TAA02.5.04.001
FMA9611
Anatomical terms o bane

The femur (pl. femurs or femora, or thigh bane, is the maist proximal (closest tae the centre o the body) bane o the leg in tetrapod vertebrates capable o walkin or jimpin, sic as maist land mammals, birds, mony reptiles sic as lizards, an amphibians sic as frogs.