geniculation

[juh-nik-yuh-ley-shuh n]

noun

the state of being geniculate.
a geniculate formation.

Nearby words

  1. geniculate,
  2. geniculate body,
  3. geniculate ganglion,
  4. geniculate neuralgia,
  5. geniculately,
  6. geniculum,
  7. genie,
  8. genii,
  9. genin,
  10. genion

Origin of geniculation

1605–15; < Late Latin geniculātiōn- (stem of geniculātiō) a kneeling < Latin geniculāt(us) (see geniculate) + -iōn- -ion

Related formssub·ge·nic·u·la·tion, noun

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