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fabella

 [fah-bel´ah] (pl. fabel´lae) (L.)
a sesamoid fibrocartilage in the gastrocnemius muscle; see anatomic Table of Bones in the Appendices.

fa·bel·la

(fă-bel'lă),
A sesamoid bone in the tendon of the lateral head of the gastrocnemius muscle.
[Mod. L. dim. of faba, bean]

fabella

/fa·bel·la/ (fah-bel´ah) pl. fabel´lae   [L.] a sesamoid fibrocartilage occasionally found on the gastrocnemius muscle.

fa·bel·la

(fă-bel'lă)
A sesamoid bone in the tendon of the lateral head of the gastrocnemius muscle.
[Mod. L. dim. of faba, bean]

fabella

pl. fabellae [L.] a sesamoid bone in the origin of the gastrocnemius muscle. Present in carnivores; most species have two that articulate with the femoral condyles. See Table 10.
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A fabella was identified at the posterior femoral condyle, 11 mm along the major axis of the fabella (Figure 1).
Most members did not attend Maryknoll College in the early days under the congregation, but had contact with Maryknoll Sisters in other areas," Fabella pointed out.
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A sesamoid bone may exist in the tendon of the popliteal muscle and it has been called cyamella (Pearson & Davin, 1921), or popliteal fabella (Taylor & Bonney, 1905), or fabella distalis (Slanina), or os sesamoideum genu inferius laterale (Pfitzner, 1892).
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Jet de la Pena Villaroman, Cesar de la Fuente, Nino Kjell Servanez, Manuel Angelo Ventura III, Michael Vito, Arthur Capili, Irvin Joseph Fabella, Edwin Uy, Alan Christopher Agati, as well as 'all other members of the fraternity to be determined to have knowledge of the death of Castillo and failed to report the same to the authorities.