transfemoral

adjective
trans·​fem·​o·​ral | \ -ˈfem-(ə-)rəl How to pronounce transfemoral (audio) \

Medical Definition of transfemoral

1 : passing through or performed by way of the femoral artery transfemoral angiography
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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“Transfemoral.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/transfemoral. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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