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noun \ˈnē\

Medical Definition of KNEE

a :  a joint in the middle part of the human leg that is the articulation between the femur, tibia, and patella—called also knee joint b :  the part of the leg that includes this joint
a :  the joint in the hind leg of a 4-footed vertebrate that corresponds to the human knee b :  the carpal joint of the foreleg of a 4-footed vertebrate
kneed \ˈnēd\ adjective
July 03, 2015
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