geniculation

[ juh-nik-yuh-ley-shuh n ]
/ dʒəˌnɪk yəˈleɪ ʃən /

noun

the state of being geniculate.
a geniculate formation.

Origin of geniculation

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

Related forms

sub·ge·nic·u·la·tion, noun
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