Patellar fossa of vitreous



patellar fossa of vitreous n.
The saucer-shaped depression of the vitreous humor formed by the posterior convexity of the lens of the eye.

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    patellar ligament n. A strong flattened fibrous band adjoining the margins of the patella to the tuberosity of the tibia.

  • Patellar-reflex

    noun 1. . patellar reflex n. A reflex contraction of the quadriceps muscle resulting in a sudden involuntary extension of the leg, produced by a sharp tap to the tendon below the patella. Also called knee jerk, knee-jerk reflex, knee reflex, quadriceps reflex.



  • Patellate

    [puh-tel-it, -eyt] /pəˈtɛl ɪt, -eɪt/ adjective 1. having a . 2. . /pəˈtɛlɪt; -ˌleɪt/ adjective 1. having the shape of a patella Also patelliform (pəˈtɛlɪˌfɔːm)

  • Patellectomy

    patellectomy pat·el·lec·to·my (pāt’l-ěk’tə-mē) n. Excision of the patella.



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