Thee bane

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Femur - anterior view2.png
Poseetion o femur (shawn in reid)
Left femur, posterior view.
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
LaitinOs femoris, os longissimum
Anatomical terms o bane
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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.