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geniculation

[ juh-nik-yuh-ley-shuhn ]
/ dʒəˌnɪk yəˈleɪ ʃən /
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noun
the state of being geniculate.
a geniculate formation.
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Origin of geniculation

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

OTHER WORDS FROM geniculation

sub·ge·nic·u·la·tion, noun
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