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patellar ligament

patellar ligament in Medicine

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

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  • Now the obvious way to divide the leg is to cut through the patellar ligament, leaving the knee-cap attached to the thigh.

    The Vanishing Man R. Austin Freeman

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