noun, plural ge·nu·a [jen-oo-uh, -yoo-uh]. /ˈdʒɛn u ə, -yu ə/. Anatomy, Zoology.
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Origin of genu
OTHER WORDS FROM genuge·nu·al, adjectivesu·per·ge·nu·al, adjective
Words nearby genu
Example sentences from the Web for genu
"It's genu-ine all right," he at length admitted grudgingly.The Just and the Unjust|Vaughan Kester
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).
Ovid says—'qui medius nixique genu est anguemque tenentis,' Met.Chaucer's Works, Volume 3 (of 7)|Geoffrey Chaucer
The capsule adapts itself to the contour of the lenticular nucleus and has an anterior limb, a bend or genu, and a posterior limb.
A far commoner deformity than the preceding is that known as knock-knee (or Genu Valgum).