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The demonstrators had been systematically shot either in the lower limbs (shattering femurs, knees and ankles), in the abdomen, the back or the head.
In 2015, Morgan said he and another person called DCS after Brayson suffered a broken femur.
Some 15,000 American troops, the 82nd Airborne Division, marched in lock step behind their commanding general, who had just jumped out of a plane with a titanium femur.
The bone, thought be a femur, was found near what's believed to be Bellamy's pistol.
And on the slopes of one of the sand spits, a femur, fibula, and tibia (the bones of the leg) were found bundled together with two white stones.
His scalp and liver were lacerated, his femur, sacrum and multiple ribs were broken.
Large-scale battle The 2,095 human bones excavated at Alken Enge represented at least 82 people; left femurs were the most common single bone at the site, and archaeologists found 82 of them.
The leg with almost no cartilage between her femur and tibia, putting her at risk of a fracture or worse.
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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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