noun, plural ge·nu·a [jen-oo-uh, -yoo-uh] /ˈdʒɛn u ə, -yu ə/. Anatomy, Zoology.
Words nearby genu
Origin of genu
OTHER WORDS FROM genuge·nu·al, adjectivesu·per·ge·nu·al, adjective
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).