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fabella in Medicine

fabella

(fə-bĕlə)
n. pl. fa•bel•lae (-bĕlē)
  1. 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.

    History of the Fan

    George Woolliscroft Rhead