• Patella Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A small dish, pan, or vase.
- (n.) A kind of apothecium in lichens, which is orbicular, flat, and sessile, and has a special rim not a part of the thallus.
- (n.) The kneepan; the cap of the knee.
- (n.) A genus of marine gastropods, including many species of limpets. The shell has the form of a flattened cone. The common European limpet (Patella vulgata) is largely used for food.
• Patellae Definition & Synonyms
- (pl. ) of Patella
• Patellar Definition & Synonyms
- (a.) Of or pertaining to the patella, or kneepan.