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Fabella

Noun, pl. fabellae 1. A small sesamoid bone found in some mammals embedded in the tendon of the lateral head of the gastrocnemius muscle behind the lateral condyle of the femur. (wikipedia.org) 2. One of the small sesamoid bones situated behind the condyles of the femur, in some mammals. (wiktionary.org) Word origin: Latin fabella, “little...

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