Recent Examples of thighbone from the Web
Marilyn has a metal rod where her left thighbone once was, just one reminder of multiple myeloma, an incurable blood cancer that destroys the bones.
Medics took the victim to a hospital for treatment of a broken thighbone and fractured pelvis.
The labrum also acts like a rubber seal to hold the ball at the top of a thighbone securely within a hip socket.
Walker was born with developmental dysplasia of the hip, a condition that causes the heads of the thighbones to dislocate.
On Dec. 18, 2016, a resident broke a thighbone falling out of bed while receiving care from a nurse's aide.
Aside from ancient humans, none of the predators of 130,000 years ago could break open a mastodon thighbone, say the researchers.
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Definition of thighbone for English Language Learners
: the long bone in the upper part of the leg
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