Of or designating any of certain small modular bones or cartilages that develop in a tendon or in the capsule of a joint.
A sesamoid bone or cartilage.
[Greek sēsamoeidēs, shaped like a sesame seed : sēsamon, sēsamē, sesame; see SESAME + -oeidēs, -oid.]
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