[puh-tel-uh-fawrm] /pəˈtɛl əˌfɔrm/
having the form of a ; shaped like a saucer, kneecap, or limpet shell.
patelliform pa·tel·li·form (pə-těl’ə-fôrm’)
Shaped like the patella; pan-shaped.
[pat-n] /ˈpæt n/ noun 1. a metal plate on which the bread is placed in the celebration of the Eucharist. /ˈpætən/ noun 1. a plate, usually made of silver or gold, esp the plate on which the bread is placed in the Eucharist n. “plate for bread at Eucharist,” c.1300, from Old French patene and […]
[peyt-n-see, pat-] /ˈpeɪt n si, ˈpæt-/ noun 1. the state of being . 2. Medicine/Medical. the condition of not being blocked or obstructed. 3. Phonetics. openness of articulation, found more or less in all phonemes except stops. /ˈpeɪtənsɪ/ noun 1. the condition of being obvious 2. the state of a bodily passage, duct, etc, of […]
noun 1. Joachim. See (Joachim) Patinir
[pat-nt or for 10, 12–15, peyt-; especially British peyt-nt] /ˈpæt nt or for 10, 12–15, ˈpeɪt-; especially British ˈpeɪt nt/ noun 1. the exclusive right granted by a government to an inventor to manufacture, use, or sell an invention for a certain number of years. 2. an invention or process protected by this right. 3. […]