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/ (dʒɪˈnɪkjʊlə) /


anatomy of or relating to the kneegenicular artery

Nearby words

genial, genial tubercle, geniality, genially, genic, genicular, genicular vein, geniculate, geniculate body, geniculate ganglion, geniculate neuralgia

Word Origin for genicular

C19: from Latin genu knee
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Examples from the Web for genicular

  • Genicular arc: Orthoptera; a curved dark marking on the posterior knee-joint.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith

Medicine definitions for genicular


[ jə-nĭkyə-lər ]


Of or relating to the knee joint.
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