knee joint

n.

A compound condylar joint consisting of the joint between the condyles of the femur and the condyles of the tibia, and the articulation between the femur and the patella.

Nearby words

  1. knee bend,
  2. knee brace,
  3. knee breeches,
  4. knee drop,
  5. knee jerk,
  6. knee pants,
  7. knee presentation,
  8. knee rafter,
  9. knee reflex,
  10. knee spavin


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