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Femur MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Femur
Tree Number(s)
A02.835.232.043.150
Unique ID
D005269
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005269
Annotation
fractures: FEMORAL FRACTURES & FEMORAL NECK FRACTURES are available but see note under HIP FRACTURES
Scope Note
The longest and largest bone of the skeleton, it is situated between the hip and the knee.
Entry Term(s)
Greater Trochanter
Lesser Trochanter
Trochanter
NLM Classification #
WE 865
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/05/17
Femur Preferred
Trochanter Related
Greater Trochanter Narrower
Lesser Trochanter Narrower
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