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patella

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Definition the kneecap (a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint)
  • He fractured his patella playing basketball.
  • Joanie is trying to snap Ralph's patella with a bushido stun kick.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Shrapnel had wedged itself behind his patella.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • I learned that the bones in the leg are the femur, the tibia, the patella, and the fibula.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Out of My Mind
  • Furthermore, each leg of mine has seven sections—the coxa, the trochanter, the femur, the patella, the tibia, the metatarsus, and the tarsus.
    E. B. White  --  Charlotte's Web
  • Coxa, trochanter, femur, patella, tibia, metatarsus, and tarsus.
    E. B. White  --  Charlotte's Web

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