articular surface of patella

(redirected from facies articularis patellae)

ar·tic·u·lar sur·face of pa·tel·la

the posterior surface of the patella, covered with hyaline cartilage and subdivided by a vertical ridge into a larger lateral and a smaller medial surface for articulation with the corresponding condyles of the femur.
Synonym(s): facies articularis patellae [TA]
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