Lateral epicondyle of the femur

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Lateral epicondyle of the femur
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Lower extremity of right femur viewed from below. (Lateral epicondyle visible at left.)
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Right femur. Anterior surface. (Lateral epicondyle labeled at bottom left.)
Details
Latin Epicondylus lateralis femoris
Identifiers
Gray's p.247
TA A02.5.04.025
FMA FMA:32867
Anatomical terms of bone

The lateral epicondyle of the femur, smaller and less prominent than the medial epicondyle, gives attachment to the fibular collateral ligament of the knee-joint. Directly below it is a small depression from which a smooth well-marked groove curves obliquely upward and backward to the posterior extremity of the condyle.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.