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noun as in knee

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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.

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.


On this page you'll find 2 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to patella, such as: popliteal.

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