femorotibial index


fem·​o·​ro·​tibial 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

Word History


femoro- + tibial

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“Femorotibial index.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/femorotibial%20index. Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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