Definition of patellectomy in English:

patellectomy

noun

  • Surgical removal of a patella; an instance of this.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Quarterly Cumulative Index Medicus. From patella + -ectomy.

Pronunciation

patellectomy

/ˌpatɪˈlɛktəmi//ˌpatlˈɛktəmi/