femorotibial index

fem·​o·​ro·​tibial index | \ ¦femə(ˌ)rō+...-\

Definition of femorotibial index

: the ratio of the length of the femur to the length of the tibia multiplied by 100 compared the femorotibial indexes of fossil men and modern anthropoids

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History and Etymology for femorotibial index

femoro- + tibial

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