Synsets for "kneecap"

Synset: patella.n.01

Synonyms: patella

Part of Speech: NOUN

Definition: a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint


Lemmas: patella kneecap kneepan

Hypernym: sesamoid_bone




Synset: kneecap.v.01

Synonyms: kneecap

Part of Speech: VERB

Definition: shoot in the kneecap, often done by terrorist groups as a warning

Examples: They kneecapped the industrialist

Lemmas: kneecap

Hypernym: shoot




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Patellar tap With the examinee lying on their back, the examiner extends the knee and presses the area above the kneecap with the palm of one hand. This pushes fluid under the kneecap and lifts it. While keeping the pressure on with the first hand, the examiner uses the fingers of their other hand to press down on the kneecap. If a knee effusion is present, the kneecap will move down and "tap" the bone beneath.
Lateral retinaculum The lateral retinaculum is the fibrous tissue on the lateral (outer) side of the kneecap (patella). The kneecap has both a medial (on the inner aspect) and a lateral (on the outer side) retinaculum, and these help to support the kneecap in its position in relation to the femur bone underneath it.
Luxating patella Luxating patella (or trick knee, subluxation of patella, floating patella, or floating kneecap) is a condition in which the patella, or kneecap, dislocates or moves out of its normal location.
Patellar subluxation syndrome Patellar Subluxation Syndrome, also known as Patellar instability, or Unstable Kneecap is an injury that is concerned with the kneecap. Patellar subluxation is more common than patellar dislocation and is just as disabling.
Knee replacement In some patients, the kneecap is unrevertable post-surgery and dislocates to the outer side of the knee. This is painful and usually needs to be treated by surgery to realign the kneecap. However this is quite rare.
List of The Adventures of Tintin characters The name Patella (Rotule) has a medical origin. It means "kneecap".
Ki-Jana Carter In 1999, he again missed the entire season after dislocating his right kneecap in a game against the Carolina Panthers.
Runner's knee Runner's knee may refer to a number of overuse injuries involving pain around the kneecap (patella), such as:
List of The Fairly OddParents characters The enemies of Crimson Chin that threaten Chincinnati. Besides Bronze Kneecap, among the enemies of Crimson Chin are:
Proximal femoral focal deficiency It is commonly linked with the absence or shortening of a leg bone (fibular hemimelia) and the absence of a kneecap. Other linked birth defects include the dislocation or instability of the joint between the femur and the kneecap, a shortened tibia or fibula, and foot deformities.
Meriam language knee (2) :
MM "kokni" (derived : "kok" "leg joint+(unknown origin)"), Bine "koko"("rare"/"kaako"), Wipi "kumop", "kumkak", "kœ"("ror") "knee" ("rare", "kaako", "kak", "ror" "bone", "mop" "end, head")
WCL "kokan(i)" "kneecap" (derived : "kuku" "leg joint+(unknown origin)"), cf. MM "wageb" "kneecap"; PETrF *kͻkͻ "leg joint",
Osteotomy A four- to five-inch incision is made down the front and outside of the knee, starting below the kneecap and extending below the top of the shinbone.
Sierra Kay Kusterbeck has a tattoo of an adhesive bandage on her left kneecap, as well as a tattoo of the word "TOUR" on her right foot.
Carl Magnay In March 2010 Magnay suffered a serious injury in a reserve team game against Charlton Athletic, damaging his anterior cruciate ligament, medial collateral ligament and cracking his kneecap.
Bailando por un Sueño: Primer Campeonato Internacional de Baile Florencia Gismondi, former celebrity from Paraguay, withdrew from the competition in week three due to an injury to the kneecap. She was replaced by Melissa Quiñonez.
Danny Trevathan On August 12, Trevathan suffered a fractured left kneecap during practice, and missed the first five weeks of the regular season.
Softball In fastpitch, the catcher must wear a protective helmet with a face-mask and throat protector, shin guards and body protector. Shin guards also protect the kneecap.
Thiago Pereira In May 2005, Pereira dislocated the kneecap while playing soccer; his recovery took two months and did not participate in the 2005 World Aquatics Championships in Montreal.
Justine Henin Her plan to rejoin the tour at the beginning of 2005 was delayed when she fractured her kneecap in a December 2004 training session.
Battleground (2016) Next, Natalya faced Becky Lynch. The end came after Natalya kicked Becky's right kneecap and applied the Sharpshooter. Becky eventually submitted, meaning Natalya won the match.