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- n. knee
- n. A knee-like bend.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The knee.
- n. The kneelike bend, in the anterior part of the callosum of the brain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In anatomy: The knee; the middle arthron of the hind limb, corresponding to ancon, the elbow, of the fore limb.
- n. Some kneed or geniculate part, as the knee-like anterior curvature of the corpus callosum of the brain, ending in the rostrum or beak of that organ: as, the genu of the optic tract.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella
Latin genu ("knee") (Wiktionary)