Fabella

(Latin) any small story or drama
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Fabella

Fa·bel'la noun ; plural Fabellae (-l...). [ New Latin , dim. of Latin faba a bean.] (Anat.) One of the small sesamoid bones situated behind the condyles of the femur, in some mammals.
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fabella

<anatomy> One of the small sesamoid bones situated behind the condyles of the femur, in some mammals. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... Origin: NL, dim. Of L. Faba a bean. ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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fabella

(fә-bel´ә) pl. fabel´lae a sesamoid fibrocartilage in the gastrocnemius muscle.
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Fabella

• (n.) One of the small sesamoid bones situated behind the condyles of the femur, in some mammals.
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fabella

fabella One of the small sesamoid (seed like) bones situated behind the condyles (rounded articular surfaces at the extremity of bones) of the femur (large bone in the thigh that articulates with the pelvis above and the knee below), in some mammals.
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fabella

Type: Term Pronunciation: fă-bel′lă Definitions: 1. A sesamoid bone in the tendon of the lateral head of the gastrocnemius muscle.
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Fabella

The fabellae are small sesamoid bones situated behind the condyles of the femur, in some mammals.
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fabella

diminutive of Latin faba = a bean, hence, a sesamoid bone found in the lateral head of gastrocnemius.
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Fabella

The fabella (Latin for little bean) (see also: Flabella) is a small sesamoid bone found in some mammals embedded in the tendon of the lateral head of the gastrocnemius muscle behind the lateral condyle of the femur. It is a variant of normal anatomy and present in humans in 10% to 30% of individuals. Rarely, there are 2 or 3 of these bones (fabell...
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