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telescopic

  
1       adj   Telescopic lenses and instruments are used to make things seem larger and nearer, and are usually longer than others of the same type.  
usu ADJ n  
...a sporting rifle fitted with a telescopic sight.     
2       adj   A telescopic object is made of cylindrical sections that fit or slide into each other, so that it can be made longer or shorter, for example to save space when it is not being used.  
usu ADJ n  
...this new lightweight telescopic ladder.     
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n.
1 of the Femur bone neck shaft 2 of the femoral artery 3 femoral arterial access
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