Kneepan
Kneepan Knee"pan`, n. (Anat.) A roundish, flattened, sesamoid bone in the tendon in front of the knee joint; the patella; the kneecap. [1913 Webster]

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  • kneepan — noun Date: 15th century patella …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kneepan — /nee pan /, n. the kneecap or patella. [1400 50; late ME. See KNEE, PAN1] * * * …   Universalium

  • kneepan — noun The kneecap; the patella …   Wiktionary

  • kneepan — knee·pan nē .pan n PATELLA …   Medical dictionary

  • kneepan — n. kneecap …   English contemporary dictionary

  • kneepan — n. Patella …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • kneepan — knee•pan [[t]ˈniˌpæn[/t]] n. anat. the kneecap; patella • Etymology: 1400–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • kneepan — /ˈnipæn/ (say neepan) noun the kneecap or patella …   Australian English dictionary

  • kneepan —   See kneecap …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • kneepan — noun a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint • Syn: ↑patella, ↑kneecap • Derivationally related forms: ↑patellar (for: ↑patella) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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