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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: knee joint(0.01096 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to knee joint.
English → English (WordNet)
Definition: knee joint
n : hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula
with the femur and protected in front by the patella
[syn: knee, articulatio genus, genu]
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Knee joint
Knee \Knee\ (n[=e]), n. [OE. kne, cneo, As. cne['o], cne['o]w;
akin to OS. knio, kneo, OFries. kn[=i], G. & D. knie, OHG.
chniu, chneo, Icel. kn[=e], Sw. kn["a], Dan. kn[ae], Goth.
kniu, L. genu, Gr. go`ny, Skr. j[=a]nu, [root]231. Cf.
1. In man, the joint in the middle part of the leg.
(a) The joint, or region of the joint, between the thigh
(b) In the horse and allied animals, the carpal joint,
corresponding to the wrist in man.
3. (Mech. & Shipbuilding) A piece of timber or metal formed
with an angle somewhat in the shape of the human knee when
4. A bending of the knee, as in respect or courtesy.
Give them title, knee, and approbation. --Shak.
Knee breeches. See under Breeches.
Knee holly, Knee holm (Bot.), butcher's broom.
Knee joint. See in the Vocabulary.
Knee timber, timber with knees or angles in it.
Knee tribute, or Knee worship, tribute paid by kneeling;
worship by genuflection. [Obs.] “Knee tribute yet