Sentence Examples


  • There is a patella, intercalated in the tendon of the femori-tibialis or extensor cruris muscle.
  • In Colymbus the patella is reduced to a small ossicle, its function being taken by the greatly developed pyramidal processus tibialis anterior; in Podiceps and Hesperornis the patella itself is large and pyramidal.
  • - The Common Limpet (Patella vulgata) in its shell, seen from the pedal surface.
  • In Patella no such plumes exist, but right and left of the neck are seen a pair of minute oblong yellow bodies (fig.
  • - A, Section in a plane vertical to the surface of the neck of Patella through a, the rudimentary ctenidium (Lankester's organ), and b, the olfactory epithelium (osphradium); c, the olfactory (osphradial) ganglion.

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