Medical Dictionary


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

Medical Definition of transfemoral

  1. 1:  passing through or performed by way of the femoral artery <transfemoral angiography>

  2. 2a:  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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