Articular surface for lateral sesamoid - Facies articularis sesamoidea lateralis

Description

In carnivores, on the caudal surface of each femoral condyles are small facets (articular surface for lateral or medial sesamoid) for articulation with the the two sesamoid bones (fabellae) embedded in the tendons of origin of gastrocnemius.


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

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