Medial epicondyle of the femur

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Bone: Medial epicondyle of the femur
Right knee-joint. Anterior view. (Medial epicondyle visible at right.)
Right femur. Anterior surface. (Medial epicondyle labeled at bottom right.)
Latin e. medialis femoris
Gray's subject #59 247
/ Elsevier

The medial epicondyle of the femur is a large convex eminence to which the tibial collateral ligament of the knee-joint is attached.

At its upper part is the adductor tubercle, and behind it is a rough impression which gives origin to the medial head of the Gastrocnemius.

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