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Pectineal line (femur)

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Pectineal line (femur)
Right femur. Posterior surface.
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Identifiers
LatinLinea pectinea
TA98A02.5.04.016
TA21375
FMA43724
Anatomical terms of bone

On the posterior surface of the femur, the intermediate ridge or pectineal line is continued to the base of the lesser trochanter and gives attachment to the pectineus muscle.

References

This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 246 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)


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