pectineal line of femur

Type:Term

Definitions
1. a ridge running down the posterior surface of the shaft of the femur from the lesser trochanter to which the pectineus muscle attaches; continuous superiorly with intertrochanteric line and merges inferiorly with the spiral line of the femur to form the medial lip of the linea aspera.

Synonyms
linea pectinea femoris

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