[n] - the part of the leg between the hip and the knee
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Thigh: The thigh extends from the hip to the knee. The thigh has only one bone, the femur which is the largest bone in the human body. The thigh is the thick part of the leg. This is reflected in the word 'thigh' which comes from the Indo-European root word 'teue' meaning 'swelling or enlargement'.
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Thigh (thī) noun [ Middle English thi , þih , þeh , Anglo-Saxon þeóh ; akin to OFries. thiach , Dutch dij , dije , Old High German dioh , thioh , Icelandic ...
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1. <anatomy> The proximal segment of the hind limb between the knee and the trunk. See Femur. ... 2. <zoology> The coxa, or femur, of an insect. ... <anatomy> Thigh bone, the femur. ... Origin: OE. Thi, ih, eh, AS. Eoh; akin to OFries. Thiach, D. Dij, dije, OHG. Dioh, thioh, Icel. ...
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noun the part of the leg between the hip and the knee
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(thi) the portion of the lower limb above the knee; called also femur.
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• (n.) The proximal segment of the hind limb between the knee and the trunk. See Femur. • (n.) The coxa, or femur, of an insect.
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In humans the thigh is the area between the pelvis and the knee. Anatomically, it is part of the lower limb. The single bone in the thigh is called the femur. This bone is very thick and strong (due to the high proportion of cortical bone), and forms a ball and socket joint at the hip, and a condyl...
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