Patella

The patella (ə), also known as the kneecap or kneepan, is a thick, circular-triangular bone which articulates with the femur (thigh bone) and covers and protects the anterior articular surface of the knee joint. The patella appears in the majority of vertebrates with a femur, for example mice, cats, and birds, but not whales or most reptiles and ...
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Patella

• (n.) A small dish, pan, or vase. • (n.) A kind of apothecium in lichens, which is orbicular, flat, and sessile, and has a special rim not a part of the thallus. • (n.) The kneepan; the cap of the knee. • (n.) A genus of marine gastropods, including many species of limpets. The shell has the form of a flattened cone. The common...
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patella

<anatomy> The knee cap. The quadriceps tendon attaches to it above and the patellar tendon below. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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Patella

(from the article `gastropod`) ...and toxoglossate radulae. Many limpets, which scrape algae directly from rock surfaces, have a docoglossate radula, with the marginals greatly ...
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patella

(from the article `knee`) ...rounded ends, or condyles, of the femur and tibia that meet at the knee are massive. The rounded ends of the tibia move forward and backward on ...
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patella

(pә-tel´ә) a triangular bone at front of the knee. Called also kneecap.
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Patella

(pl. Patellae, (adj. patellar) The fourth segment of the leg or palp, counting from the body.
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Patella

(pl. Patellae, (adj. patellar) The fourth segment of the leg or palp, counting from the body.
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patella

kneecap noun a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint
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Patella

[gastropod] Patella is a genus of sea snails with gills, typical true limpets, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Patellidae, the true limpets. Patella is the type genus of the family Patellidae. Species within the genus Patella include: Subgenus Patella Linnaeus, 1758 Subgenus Patellona Thiele in Troschel & Thiele, 1891 Subgenus ? Thi...
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Patella

Pa·tel'la noun ; plural Patellæ . [ Latin , a small pan, the kneepan, dim. of patina , patena , a pan, dish.] 1. A small dish, pan, or vase. 2. (Anat.) The kneepan; the cap of the knee. 3. (Zoology) A genus of marine gastrop...
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Patella

A flat triangular bone located at the front of the knee joint. Also called: kneecap
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patella

Flat bone embedded in the knee tendon of birds and mammals, which protects the joint from injury
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patella

fourth of eight segments of a spider's leg; in human beings the patella is the kneecap; insects do not have a patella
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Patella

Knee cap.
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patella

kneecap
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Patella

Kneecap
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Patella

kneecap
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patella

Latin a small pan; adjective - patellar.
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patella

Latin, meaning: dish, platter, plate
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patella

on the pedipalp, the second long segment from the base.
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patella

patella (putel'u) : see kneecap.
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Patella

Patella: The kneecap by another name, the patella is the small bone that is in the front of the knee. The patella is a sesamoid bone, a little bone (sesamoid = like a sesame seed) that is embedded in a joint capsule or tendon, in this case the tendon of insertion of the quadriceps muscle (the 'quad'). The patella in an adult is about 2 inches (5 cm...
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Patella

The knee cap.
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patella

the knee-cap.
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