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fabella


fabella


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fabella  \Fa*bel"la\,  n.;  pl  {Fabellae}  (-l?).  [NL.,  dim.  of  L. 
  faba  a  bean.]  (Anat.) 
  One  of  the  small  sesamoid  bones  situated  behind  the  condyles 
  of  the  femur,  in  some  mammals.