Medical Dictionary

fabella

noun fa·bel·la \fə-ˈbel-ə\
plural fa·bel·lae \-ˈbel-ˌē\

Medical Definition of FABELLA

:  a small fibrocartilage ossified in many animals and sometimes in humans in the tendon of the gastrocnemius muscle, behind one or both of the femoral condyles

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