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transfemoral

adjective trans·fem·o·ral \ -ˈfem-(ə-)rəl \

medical Definition of transfemoral

1 : passing through or performed by way of the femoral artery
  • transfemoral angiography
2 a : occurring across or involving the femur
  • transfemoral amputation
b : having undergone transfemoral amputation
  • a transfemoral amputee
; also : suitable for use following transfemoral amputation
  • transfemoral prostheses

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