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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fem-er-uh l]
    • /ˈfɛm ər əl/
    • /ˈfem.ər.əl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fem-er-uh l]
    • /ˈfɛm ər əl/

Definitions of femoral word

  • adjective femoral of, relating to, or situated at, in, or near the thigh or femur. 1
  • noun femoral Of, pertaining to, or near the femur or thigh. 1
  • adjective femoral of or relating to the thigh or femur 0

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Origin of femoral

First appearance:

before 1775
One of the 45% newest English words
1775-85; < Latin femor- (stem of femur) thigh + -al1

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Parts of speech for Femoral


femoral popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

femoral usage trend in Literature

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