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knuckle

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noun knuck·le \ˈnək-əl\

Medical Definition of knuckle

  1. 1a:  the rounded prominence formed by the ends of the two adjacent bones at a joint—used especially of those at the joints of the fingersb:  the joint of a knuckle

  2. 2:  a sharply flexed loop of intestines incarcerated in a hernia





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