Where is the patella on a horse?
It is the front of the horses "knee".
The patella, or kneecap, is very important to a horse. While in motion, the patella helps maintain proper joint movement in the stifle. While standing, the patella is part of the locking mechanism that allows a horse to sleep while standing up.
a bone in the thigh of the back legs of the horse.
Horses have three patellas not one
Locking of the hind leg is achieved through upward fixation of the patella. In normal horse this locking mechanism allows a horse to sleep while standing. When the patella locks while the horse is in motion the delay in the ability to move the limb for milliseconds, minutes or to the point where the horse requires help unlocking the joint. There are several possible causes of this condition and the best course of treatment has… Read More
The stifle of a horse is anatomically equivalent to the knee of a human - it is a hinge joint consisting of the distal femur, proximal tibia, proximal fibula and the patella (kneecap).
the horse can use it's ligaments to lift and rotate the patella [hind kneecap] to lock it's stifle joint.
A patella is a kneecap. The patella, in medical terminology, is basically the knee cap.
the knee Patella is a kneecap. The patella is the medical mane for the "knee" cap.
The femur is proximal to the patella. The femur is the thighbone. The patella is the kneecap.
KneeCap is your patella
The patella is 3 inbig at the most
The patella is the knee cap.
The plural of patella is patellae (pa·tel·lae).
Your Patella is a sesamoid bone.
"Patella" is the medical term for kneecap.
patella is the kneecap.
The patella is a bone (specifically, the kneecap).
The tibia and fibular are the bones immediately inferior to the patella. The tarsals, metatarsals, and phalanges are also inferior to the patella.
Yes, the patella is distal to the femur. This is because the patella is more distant than the femur to the attachment point to the trunk of the body. You can also say the femur is proximal to the patella.
The femur articulates with the patella, tibia, and OS coxae (hip bone). And the patella articulates with the femur only. So in all, not counting the femur and patella, two.
Yes an infant has a patella. It is a series of little platlets that evenually ossify into a patella (kneecap) in the second or third year.
The correct term for the patella is the kneecap. The patella is a piece of bone over the bottom of the femur. Yes, pigs do have kneecaps.
The patella is the fancy term for your knee-cap.
No, the patella sits in front of the femur
"Patella" is the technical term for the kneecap. knee cap
patella is irregular bone
You're patella is your kneecap. =] nifty huh?
Nope. The patella is inferior to the metacarpals.
The patella is a bone that rides over the top of the knee. Adequate hamstring strength can help keep the patella properly aligned and reduce overall knee pain, but there are no actual muscles in the patella.
Yes, the tarsals are distal to the patella. The patella is the knee, and it is closer to the origin of the leg than the ankle bones (tarsals) are.
The bone above your patella is called your femur. The bones below your patella are called your tibia and fibula.
The Patella is held in place by: Quad Tendon Patella Ligament MPFL: Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Lateral Retinaculum
The quadriceps muscle goes over the patella. The patella is encased in the quadriceps tendon. This tendon inserts on the tibia at the tibial tuberosity. Other muscles from the thigh have tendons which go underneath the patella.
if the patella was everted how would it be place
The Femur, Tibia and Fibula (and patella).
The patella is better known as the knee cap.
helps you move because if you never had a patella your would not move
Kneecap is a common name of the patella.
The patella, knee cap, is a single bone.
The patella protects the knee joint from damage.
The patella knee cap? patella?
The common name for a patella is the kneecap.
Tibia, Femur femur, tibia, and patella (knee cap) The femur, patella, and tibia. Tibia, Femur, and Patella
Patella is the scientific name for the Kneecap Your patela is your kneecap. It is a bone in your body.
sesamoid bone. knee cap is called patella....
patella We call this our "knee bone".
Technically, the patella is catagroized as a sesamoid bone.
The patella is the scientific name for the knee cap.
what is my broken patella kneecap worth in mo
The patella is the scientific name for the whole knee.