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noun [C] uk   us   /pəˈtel.ə/ (plural patellae ) specialized
the bone at the front of the knee joint
Translations of “patella”
in Vietnamese xương bánh chè…
in Spanish Rotula…
in Thai กระดูกสะบ้า…
in Malaysian patela…
in Chinese (Traditional) 膝蓋骨,髕骨…
in Indonesian tempurung lutut…
in Chinese (Simplified) 膝盖骨,髌骨…
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