noun, plural pa·tel·las, pa·tel·lae [puh-tel-ee]. /pəˈtɛl i/.
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Origin of patella
OTHER WORDS FROM patellapa·tel·lar, adjectivepost·pa·tel·lar, adjectivesub·pa·tel·lar, adjective
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Patella believes that the best part of the project was discovering unknown talent.
All 60 pianos were kept in shape by Fred Patella, a local piano tuner who trawled the city every day.
Patella neglecta (n.) Patella melanogramma, Sowerby, not Gmel.
There's a medical paper with a piece in it all about my patella.A Boswell of Baghdad|E. V. Lucas
Patel′lar, pertaining to the patella or knee-cap; Patel′late or Patel′lulate; Patel′liform, of the form of a small dish or saucer.
And this extended upward without first producing any great distention of the synovial sack under the patella.
With some assistance from a brother physician the patella was brought down to its place, but it would not remain.