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(pă-tel′ă )

(pă-tel′ē)
(pă-tel′′ī″)
pl. patellae pl. patellas [L. patella, a small pan]
A lens-shaped sesamoid bone situated in front of the knee in the tendon of the quadriceps femoris muscle.
SYN: SEE: kneecap
SEE: osteochondritis dissecans

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Patella." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758545/all/fracture_of_patella.
Patella. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758545/all/fracture_of_patella. Accessed August 17, 2019.
Patella. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758545/all/fracture_of_patella
Patella [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 17]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758545/all/fracture_of_patella.
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