Pectineal line (femur)

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Pectineal line (femur)
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Right femur. Posterior surface.
Details
Latin Linea pectinea
Identifiers
Gray's p.246
Dorlands
/Elsevier
l_10/12496345
TA A02.5.04.016
FMA 43724
Anatomical terms of bone

On the posterior surface of the femur, the intermediate ridge or pectineal line is continued to the base of the lesser trochanter and gives attachment to the pectineus muscle.

References[edit]

This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)