infrapatellar


infrapatellar
Inferior to the patella; denoting especially a bursa, a pad of fat, or a synovial fold. SYN: subpatellar (2).

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in·fra·pa·tel·lar .in-frə-pə-'tel-ər adj situated below the patella or its ligament <the \infrapatellar bursa of the knee>

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in·fra·pa·tel·lar (in″frə-pə-telґər) inferior to the patella; called also subpatellar.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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