Femur Posterior

Quiz yourself with the picture below. Scroll down for the answer key. There’s a video at the bottom if you want to watch it first.

Posterior Femur


  1. Gluteal tuberosity
  2. Intertrochanteric crest
  3. Greater trochanter
  4. Neck of the femur
  5. Head of the femur
  6. Fovea capitis
  7. Lesser trochanter
  8. Lateral condyle
  9. Lateral epicondyle
  10. Medial condyle
  11. Adductor tubercle (distal to this is the medial epicondyle)
  12. Intercondylar fossa
  13. Popliteal surface
  14. Linea aspera