Definition of Patella. Meaning of Patella. Synonyms of Patella

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Definition of Patella

Patella
Patella Pa*tel"la, n.; pl. Patell[ae]. [L., 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.

Meaning of Patella from wikipedia

- The patella, also known as the kneecap, is a flat, rounded triangular bone which articulates with the femur (thigh bone) and covers and protects the anterior...
- A luxating patella, sometimes called a trick knee, is a condition in which the patella, or kneecap, dislocates or moves out of its normal location. Patellar...
- A patella fracture is a break of the kneecap. Symptoms include pain, swelling, and bruising to the front of the knee. A person may also be unable to walk...
- patellae (also known as CMP) is an inflammation of the underside of the patella and softening of the cartilage. The cartilage under the kneecap is a natural...
- The patella is the kneecap bone. Patella may also refer to: Patella, a segment of the arthropod leg Patella (gastropod), a genus of limpets in the family...
- from the patella to the tibial tuberosity. It is also sometimes called the patellar ligament as it forms a bone to bone connection when the patella is fully...
- Patella vulgata, common name the common limpet or common European limpet is a species of sea snail. It is a typical true limpet; a marine gastropod mollusc...
- Bipartite patella is a condition where the patella, or kneecap, is composed of two separate bones. Instead of fusing together as normally occurs in early...
- Nail–patella syndrome is a genetic disorder that results in small, poorly developed nails and kneecaps, but can also affect many other areas of the body...
- Patella include: Subgenus Patella Linnaeus, 1758 Patella aspera Röding, 1798 Patella caerulea Linnaeus, 1758 Patella depressa Pennant, 1777 - Patella...