Definition of prepatellar in English:

prepatellar

adjective

Anatomy Medicine
  • Situated in front of the patella; specifically designating a bursa situated between the patella and the skin of the knee.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From pre- + patellar.

Pronunciation

prepatellar

/ˌpriːpəˈtɛlə/