Parts of the femur are the head, the neck, the trochanteric fossa, the greater trochanter and lesser trochanter, according to InnerBody The long part of the bone is called the body or diaphysis of the femur. There are al... More » Science Human Anatomy Bones

To rehabilitate a broken femur, you should walk with support, consistently perform rehabilitation exercises, and arrange your living area to eliminate steps and reduce the likelihood of falls, according to MedlinePlus. I... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Breaks & Sprains

Parts of the human leg are bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves and blood vessels. The bones of the leg, from top to bottom, are the femur, a long bone with a ball-shaped head that fits into the socket of the hip b... More » Science Human Anatomy
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The femur, or thigh bone, consists of a head, neck, body, trochanters, condyles and intercondylar fossa, notes InnerBody. The femur is the longest and heaviest bone in the body, capable of supporting nearly all of the bo... More » Science Human Anatomy Bones

The shaft of a long bone is known as the diaphysis. According to the University of Virginia, bones that include the tibia, femur and humerus consist of a long central shaft with rounded ends known as the epiphyses. More » Science Human Anatomy Bones

The shaft of a long bone is called the diaphysis. The narrow shaft transitions into regions called metaphyses, which terminate in broad, substantial areas of bone called epiphyses. These epiphyses form joints with other ... More » Science Human Anatomy Bones

The largest and longest bone in the human body is the femur, and it is located in the upper leg. The femur connects to the knee at one end and fits into the hip socket at the other. More » Science Human Anatomy Bones