Perhaps the fabella will soon be known as the appendix of the skeleton.
April 23, 2019 9:38 AM Subscribe
Textbooks will tell you that the human body contains 206 bones. But sometimes, there are 208. The fabella, a small bone in a tendon behind the knee, was lost over the course of early human evolution, but these days it’s becoming more common, according to a study published this week (April 17) in the Journal of Anatomy.
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