Medical Definition of Ligamentum patellae

1. The continuation of the central portion of the tendon of the quadriceps femoris muscle distal to the patella. It extends from the patella to the tuberosity of the tibia. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ligamentum Patellae

ligamentum medialis
ligamentum menisci lateralis
ligamentum meniscofemorale anterius
ligamentum meniscofemorale posterius
ligamentum metacarpale transversum profundum
ligamentum metacarpale transversum superficiale
ligamentum metatarsale transversum profundum
ligamentum metatarsale transversum superficiale
ligamentum natatorium
ligamentum nuchae
ligamentum orbiculare radii
ligamentum ovarii proprium
ligamentum palpebrale externum
ligamentum palpebrale laterale
ligamentum palpebrale mediale
ligamentum patellae (current term)
ligamentum pectinatum
ligamentum pectinatum anguli iridocornealis
ligamentum pectinatum iridis
ligamentum phrenicocolicum
ligamentum phrenicolienale
ligamentum phrenicosplenicum
ligamentum pisohamatum
ligamentum pisometacarpeum
ligamentum plantare longum
ligamentum popliteum arcuatum
ligamentum popliteum obliquum
ligamentum pterygospinale

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