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    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.