Dr Tim Luijkx et al.

Thigh refers to the portion of the lower limb between the hip and knee joints. Note that in an anatomical context "leg" refers to the portion between the knee and ankle joints and not to the entire lower limb.

Anatomy: Lower limb
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rID: 42052
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • upper leg

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