having kneelike joints or bends.
bent at a joint like a knee.
- ge·nic·u·late·ly, adverb
- sub·ge·nic·u·late, adjective
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How to use geniculate in a sentence
Elaters simple or branched, often geniculate, more or less heteromorphous, the fibres wanting or indistinct.
Sub-geniculate: applied to antennae that are articulated from a short, thick scope.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology | John. B. Smith
The portion of pallium connected with the lateral geniculate body lies above and behind the olfactory or archipallium.
Scape: the long basal joint of a geniculate antenna in Coleoptera; usually applied to the three basal joints, as in Hymenoptera.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology | John. B. Smith
The set differs from those of nuda in their longer fine tips and more geniculate appearance at base of this region.
British Dictionary definitions for geniculate
biology bent at a sharp angle: geniculate antennae
having a joint or joints capable of bending sharply
- geniculately, adverb
- geniculation, noun
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