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genu

Pronunciation: je'nu, jenus, jen'u-a

Definition:

  1. The place of articulation between the thigh and the leg.
  2. Any structure of angular shape resembling a flexed knee.

Synonym(s): knee1TA

[L.]

See Also: knee joint, geniculum

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