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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]

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]
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Still, 'The fact alone that conglomerates compete in the same market improves welfare, no matter that their entry into these markets is profit-motivated,' said Fabella in his book.
Because it has no use, and only a few people were thought to have the fabella, it was assumed to be a relic of our past.
Fabella emphasized the Comelec's plea that the slated waiters would no longer wait for the final day of SOCE's submission to avoid the office spurt.
A fabella was identified at the posterior femoral condyle, 11 mm along the major axis of the fabella (Figure 1).
But they'll never be as experienced as the head nurse of the maternity ward at the Dr Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital in Manila, who estimates she has brought 200,000 children into the world.
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Thirty Filipina Maryknoll Sisters are assigned in 13 countries, mostly in Africa and Latin America, Fabella proudly noted.
The baby was born late Tuesday and is now under observation at the neo-natal intensive care unit of the Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital in Manila.
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Of this number, 3,743 of them were turned over to the Jose Fabella Center, 2,022 were discharged, 1,192 were returned to their respective barangays and 4,244 were referred to facilities like Pasig Bahay Aruga and Nayon ng Kabataan.