patellar-bearing supracondylar

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patellar-bearing supracondylar/suprapatellar (PTBSC/SP) socket

a type of patellar-tendon below-the-knee bearing prosthesis with a socket that extends in front, medially, and laterally to accommodate both the patella and the femoral condyles. The higher socket increases knee stability, and a suspension strap is not required.