kneepan


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kneepan

(ˈniːˌpæn)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy another word for patella

knee•pan

(ˈniˌpæn)

n.
the kneecap; patella.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kneepan - a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee jointkneepan - a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint
os sesamoideum, sesamoid, sesamoid bone - any of several small round bones formed in a tendon where it passes over a joint
articulatio genus, genu, human knee, knee, knee joint - hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella
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