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femoral neck polar moment of inertia (CMO:0001670)
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femoral neck polar moment of inertia  
A calculated geometric property of a cross section of the femoral neck, the heavy, flattened, pyramidal process of bone connecting the head and the shaft of the femur, the major bone in the upper portion of the hindlimb of quadrupeds or the lower limb of bipeds. It is a measure of the distribution of material around a given axis and is related to the inherent rotational stiffness of the bone around that axis. Bone is the hard, rigid form of connective tissue constituting most of the skeleton of vertebrates and composed chiefly of calcium salts.
femur midshaft polar moment of inertia  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: femur neck moment of inertia
Related Synonyms: femoral neck Ip ;   femoral neck area moment of inertia ;   femoral neck cross-sectional moment of inertia
Definition Sources: American_Heritage:The_American_Heritage_Dictionary_of_the_English_Language--4th_Ed, Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, ISBN:978-1416049982, PMID:8274302, Website:http://www.ah-engr.com/som/animations/polar_moment.html, Wikipedia:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Femur_neck

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