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The patella (knee cap) is a bone in the leg that sits at the front of the knee.

Bones of the skull (Anatomy map)Cervical vertebraeClavicleClavicleSternumScapulaScapulaHumerusRadiusUlnaBones of the hand (Anatomy map)HumerusRadiusUlnaBones of the hand from behind (Anatomy map)Thoracic vertebraeLumbar vertebraeBones of the pelvis (Anatomy map)FemurFemurPatellaPatellaTibiaTibiaFibulaFibulaBones of the foot (Anatomy map)Bones of the foot (Anatomy map)Rib cage'The human skeleton.'

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The bones of the body.

The infrapatellar fat pad sits behind and below the patella and acts as a shock absorber between it and the bones behind it.

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