patellar tendon

noun
variants: also patellar ligament

Medical Definition of patellar tendon

: the part of the tendon of the quadriceps that extends from the patella to the tibia

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“Patellar tendon.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/patellar%20tendon. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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