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Related to prepatellar bursa: suprapatellar bursa
subcutaneous prepatellar bursa[TA]
a bursa in the deep subcutaneous tissue, superficial to the fascia lata or superficial prepatellar aponeurosis.
Synonym(s): bursa subcutanea prepatellaris
Etymology: L, prae + patella, small dish; Gk, byrsa, wineskin
a bursa between the tendon of the quadriceps muscle group and the lower part of the femur continuous with the cavity of the knee joint.
pre·pa·tel·lar bur·sa(prē-pă-tel'ăr bŭr'să)
A bursa between the skin and the lower part of the patella.