geniculum

[ jə-nĭkyə-ləm ]

n. pl. ge•nic•u•la (-lə)

A small kneelike anatomical structure.
A sharp bend in an organ.

Nearby words

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


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