Noun(1) a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint(2) type genus of the family Patellidae: common European limpets
(1) Typical sites for such separation include the medial femoral condyle and the patella .(2) For example, resurfacing of the patella with a patellar button is practised routinely, selectively, or not at all.(3) The combined tendon of quadriceps attaches to the superior and medial borders of the patella, and in part in front and beyond the patella to join the patellar ligament.(4) Tendons - these are tough bands that join the muscles of the upper and lower leg, and also hold the patella (knee cap) in place.(5) Bone plugs from the patella and the tibial tubercle were taken in line with the incised tendon by using a small saw.(6) In our experiment, the sensor was sutured to the patellar tendon so that the sensor would stay underneath the patella when the knee flexed to different flexion angles.(7) A vertical incision is made over the pes anserinus insertion halfway between the medial border of the patella ligament and the posterior margin of the tibia.(8) The patella , or kneecap, is a floating bone within the tendon of the quadriceps muscle group.(9) He broke his tibia and damaged his patella tendon and anterior cruciate ligament.(10) No other patient had an articular cartilage injury of the patella , trochlea, or tibia.(11) Cartilage under the patella or kneecap wears away and the surface becomes rough and grainy.(12) The goal is restoration and maintenance of balance of the patella within the trochlea.(13) The patella is the largest sesamoid bone in the body and provides increased mechanical advantage for knee extension.(14) The patella and entire patellar tendon were left intact.(15) The iliotibial band is a thick band of fascia that crosses the hip joint and extends distally to insert on the patella , tibia, and biceps femoris tendon.(16) Encourage the patient to relax the quadriceps and push the patella medially back into place.
1. kneecap ::
2. kneepan ::
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