- A compound condylar joint consisting of the joint between the condyles of the femur and the condyles of the tibia, and the articulation between the femur and the patella.
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Examples from the Web for knee joint
It was caused by a fragment of the bone, broken off at the knee-joint.Billy Topsail & Company
It was a question whether the fracture of bone extended into the knee-joint.A Treatise on Gunshot Wounds
"I caught a drop of oil that fell from your knee-joint," confessed Ojo.The Patchwork Girl of Oz
L. Frank Baum
But Mr. Cooper and his fellows do their work with the knee-joint: it is round, and leaves no bruise.Hard Cash
The next day the gas-gangrene appeared above the knee-joint.Combed Out
Fritz August Voigt