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Scalise still needs either crutches or a cane to get around after having nine surgeries to repair his pelvis, hip and left femur left shattered by bullets, CNN reported.
The victim sustained an open fracture to one of his femurs, but the injury was not considered life-threatening, Delimitros said.
Brennan Long, then 16, suffered two fractured femurs — a life-threatening injury — after he was restrained by a Binet School staff member in 2014.
Another woman, an 18-year-old medical student, had been shot in the right leg, and the bullet broke her femur.
The pair struggled over her cellphone, and A’Hearn shot her once in one leg, shattering her femur as the bullet went into her other leg.
The faux femurs also don’t include soft tissue such as cartilage, so surgery can still contain unexpected twists.
Feel the femur or humerus of a Camarasaurus nicknamed Lyle.
One bone in particular, an incomplete distal left femur found in more than ten separate pieces, leapt out at them.
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FEMUR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of femur for English Language Learners
medical : the long bone in the upper part of the leg
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