feminine noun
1. (anatomy) 
a. kneecap 
Tengo una luxación en la rótula y por eso me duele al andar.I have a dislocated kneecap, so that's why it hurts when I walk.
b. patella (technical) 
La rótula luxada es un problema frecuente de rodilla que afecta a los perros.A luxated patella is a common knee problem in dogs.
2. (mechanics) 
El mecánico me dijo que había que cambiar las rótulas para que funcione bien la suspensión.The mechanic told me that he'd need to replace the ball joints to correctly align the suspension.
1. (general) 
a. kneecap 
1 (Anatomía) kneecap
2 (Mecánica) ball-and-socket joint
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