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patelliform

[ puh-tel-uh-fawrm ]
/ pəˈtɛl əˌfɔrm /
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adjective
having the form of a patella; shaped like a saucer, kneecap, or limpet shell.
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Origin of patelliform

First recorded in 1810–20; patell(a) + -i- + -form
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