patellectomy

noun
pat·​el·​lec·​to·​my | \ ˌpat-ə-ˈlek-tə-mē How to pronounce patellectomy (audio) \
plural patellectomies

Medical Definition of patellectomy

: surgical excision of the patella

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patellar tendon

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“Patellectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/patellectomy. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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