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fabella in Medicine

fabella fa·bel·la (fə-běl'ə)
n. pl. fa·bel·lae (-běl'ē)
A small sesamoid bone in the tendon of the lateral head of the gastrocnemius muscle.

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  • Item, fabella, seu orata una argenti facta ad modum unius maze cum manica ligni ligata in argento.

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