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femur ultimate force (CMO:0001675)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
femoral neck biomechanical measurement +   
femur midshaft biomechanical measurement 
femur stiffness  
femur total energy absorbed before break  
femur ultimate displacement  
femur ultimate force +   
A calculated measurement of the force necessary to fracture the femur, the major bone in the upper portion of the hindlimb of quadrupeds or the lower limb of bipeds, under specified conditions and thus a measure of the biomechanical strength of that bone. Bone is the hard, rigid form of connective tissue constituting most of the skeleton of vertebrates and composed chiefly of calcium salts.
tibia ultimate force  
vertebra ultimate force  

Related Synonyms: femur force at failure
Xrefs: MA:0001359
Definition Sources: American_Heritage:The_American_Heritage_Dictionary_of_the_English_Language--4th_Ed, PMID:11905527

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