noun, plural ge·nu·a [jen-oo-uh, -yoo-uh] /ˈdʒɛn u ə, -yu ə/. Anatomy, Zoology.
- genu recurvatum,
- genu valgum,
- genu varum,
Origin of genu
Examples from the Web for genu
The capsule adapts itself to the contour of the lenticular nucleus and has an anterior limb, a bend or genu, and a posterior limb.
Genoa is believed to derive its name from the fact that the shape of this portion of the coast resembles that of a knee (genu).
I sent for the only medical man in Manilla in whom I had confidence, my friend Genu.Adventures in the Philippine Islands|Paul P. de La Gironire
Geniculate, bent abruptly, like a knee (genu), as many stems.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
A far commoner deformity than the preceding is that known as knock-knee (or Genu Valgum).