Sentence Examples with the word thighbone

When he came to himself the splintered portions of his thighbone had been extracted, the torn flesh cut away, and the wound bandaged.

Being intermediate between the higher apes and man would seem likely to' be found, Dr Eugene Dubois in 1891-1892 excavated from a bed, considered by him to be of Sivalik formation (Pliocene), a thighbone which competent anatomists decide to be human, and a remarkably depressed calvaria or skull-cap (fig.