Definition of Patellas

1. Noun. (plural of patella) ¹



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Definition of Patellas

1. patella [n] - See also: patella

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Patellas

patellae
patellalgia
patellamide
patellar
patellar dislocation
patellar fossa of vitreous
patellar ligament
patellar ligaments
patellar network
patellar reflex
patellar reflexes
patellar retinaculum
patellar surface of femur
patellar tendon
patellar tendon reflex
patellas (current term)
patellate
patellectomy
patelliform
patelline
patello-adductor reflex
patellofemoral
patellometer
patellula
patellulae
paten
patena
patencies
patency
patens

Literary usage of Patellas

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1. Uganda and the Egyptian Soudan by Charles Thomas Wilson, Robert William Felkin (1882)
"Bursas patellas rather enlarged. ... Body well nourished. Hair of head black; cut short. No other hair. Teeth good. Bursas patellas rather enlarged. ..."

2. Conservative Surgery: As Exhibited in Remedying Some of the Mechanical by Henry Gassett Davis (1867)
"The bones were reduced to proper position, and the patellas were immediately developed. We have reduced the femurs, and anticipate development of the head ..."

3. A Geographical Account of Countries Round the Bay of Bengal, 1669 to 1679 by Thomas Bowrey (1905)
"Yet some years both the English and Dutch doe Suffer very Considerable losses by them'. Many patellas come downe yearly laden with Wheat and Other graine, ..."

4. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1864)
"... "patellas completas," and in the other species " patellas minimas apicales." This he regards as the most important character for separating the two ..."

5. A Practical Treatise on Fractures and Dislocations by Frank Hastings Hamilton (1871)
"When the legs are flexed the patellas slip outwards upon the external condyles of the femurs, and on extending the legs the patella} resume their positions ..."

6. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1892)
"His left ligamentum patellas is still three and one-fourth inches long ... Length of left ligamentum patellas two and three-quarter inches; right, ..."

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