thigh

thigh (thI)

The part of the inferior limb, between the hip and the knee.
driver's t. sciatic neuropathy due to pressure on the nerve produced by the long-continued use of the accelerator pedal in driving a vehicle.
Heilbronner's t. in cases of organic paralysis, flattening and broadening of the t., when the patient lies supine on a hard mattress; absent in hysterical paralysis.

 

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