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Thigh and leg bone

What is the anatomic name given to the bone that covers over the articulation between the thigh and the leg, and to what special bone group does this bone belong?

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The bone that covers the articulation between the thigh (femur bone) and the leg (tibia) is the knee cap, otherwise called the patella.

The patella is a small, triangular ...

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Thigh and leg bone articulation is provided.

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