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What is patella called in English?

Definition of patella. : a thick flat triangular movable bone that forms the anterior point of the knee and protects the front of the joint. — called also kneecap.

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Besides, what is another name for the kneecap?

Patella: The kneecap by another name, the patella is the small bone that is in the front of the knee. The patella is a sesamoid bone, a little bone (sesamoid = like a sesame seed) that is embedded in a joint capsule or tendon, in this case the tendon of insertion of the quadriceps muscle (the "quad").

what do we call patila in English? A patila is simply a sauce pan or a pot. A kadahi or kadai is a wok. A tawa is a pan/griddle.

In this regard, what is the patella?

The patella, also known as the kneecap, is a flat, circular-triangular bone which articulates with the femur (thigh bone) and covers and protects the anterior articular surface of the knee joint.

What is the plural of patella?

patella [anatomy] | patellas [plural] | patellae [plural] Origin: Latin patella ("a small pan or dish, a plate; the kneepan, patella"), diminutive of patina ("a broad shallow dish, pan").

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