Linea

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Linea

A Spanish measure of length approximately equivalent to 1.94 milliliters. It is largely obsolete.
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The principal nutrient foramina of the femur are located toward the middle of the linea aspera (Schaeffer, 1953; Orts-Llorca, 1963; Testut & Latarjet, 1971) with a possible variation in number and position, located in proximity to the linea aspera, generally one is located near the proximal extremity of the linea aspera and a second, that is not always present, in proximity to its distal extreme (Williams & Warwick, 1995), can be found in a point of the medial surface of the bone always near the linea aspera (Rouviere & Delmas, 1999).
The nutrient foramina of the femur was located in the linea aspera in the 72,5% (36.
It arose from the lower end of lateral lip of linea aspera above the origin of lateral head of gastrocnemius muscle (from lateral supracondylar ridge).