linea aspera

linea aspera
linea as·pe·ra -'as-pə-rə n, pl lineae as·pe·rae -rē a longitudinal ridge on the posterior surface of the middle third of the femur

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[TA] rough line: the broad, thickened ridge that forms the posterior border of the femur and has distinct lateral and medial lips.

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  • línea áspera — eminencia rugosa que forma el borde posterior del fémur, que se trifurca en el extremo superior y en el inferior, y da inserción a numerosos músculos [A02.5.04.013] imagen anatómica [véase http://www.iqb.esd/diccio/l/linea.htm#aspera] Diccionario …   Diccionario médico

  • Linea aspera — Infobox Bone Name = Linea aspera Latin = linea aspera GraySubject = 59 GrayPage = 246 Caption = Right femur. Posterior surface. (Linea aspera not labeled, but region is visible. Medial lip is at left; lateral lip is at right.) Caption2 =… …   Wikipedia

  • external lip of linea aspera of femur — labium laterale lineae asperae femoris …   Medical dictionary

  • lateral lip of linea aspera of femur — labium laterale lineae asperae femoris …   Medical dictionary

  • medial lip of linea aspera of femur — labium mediale lineae asperae femoris …   Medical dictionary

  • aspera — see LINEA ASPERA …   Medical dictionary

  • línea intertrocantérea — Línea que discurre por la superficie anterior del fémur, desde el trocánter mayor al menor, rodea la superficie interna y termina en la línea áspera. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • linea — ˈlinēə noun (plural line·ae ēˌē) Etymology: Latin, line more at line (cord) : a line or linear body structure see linea alba * * * ‖ linea Anat. (ˈlɪniːə) …   Useful english dictionary

  • linea supracondylaris lateralis — [TA] lateral supracondylar line: a slight ridge on the lower third of the posterior surface of the femur that is continuous above with the lateral lip of the linea aspera and descends to the lateral epicondyle …   Medical dictionary

  • linea supracondylaris medialis — [TA] medial supracondylar line: an indistinct ridge on the lower third of the posterior surface of the femur that is continuous above with the medial lip of the linea aspera, being interrupted at its upper end to allow passage of the femoral… …   Medical dictionary