locked knee

n.

A disorder of the knee joint that prevents the leg from being fully extended, usually resulting from damage to the semilunar cartilage.

Nearby words

  1. locke, john,
  2. lockean,
  3. locked,
  4. locked bowels,
  5. locked in,
  6. locked-in syndrome,
  7. locker,
  8. locker plant,
  9. locker room,
  10. locker-lampson


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