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femur midshaft cortical cross-sectional area (CMO:0001663)
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femur midshaft cortical cross-sectional area  
The portion of the cross-sectional area of the femur, measured midway between the two ends of the bone, that corresponds to the area of the cortex, the outer layer of the bone. The cross-sectional area of the femur is a measurement of the extent of a plane through, i.e. perpendicular to the axis of, the femur, the major bone in the upper portion of the hindlimb of quadrupeds or the lower limb of bipeds.

Exact Synonyms: femur midshaft cortex cross-sectional area
Definition Sources: American_Heritage:The_American_Heritage_Dictionary_of_the_English_Language--4th_Ed, American_Heritage:The_American_Heritage_Science_Dictionary_2005, Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, ISBN:978-1416049982

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