geniculate

adjective ge·nic·u·late \ jə-ˈni-kyə-lət \
variants: or geniculated play \jə-ˈni-kyə-ˌlā-təd\

Definition of geniculate

:bent abruptly at an angle like a bent knee

Origin and Etymology of geniculate

Latin geniculatus, from geniculum, diminutive of genu knee — more at 1knee


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geniculate

adjective ge·nic·u·late \ -lət , -ˌlāt \

medical Definition of geniculate

1 :bent abruptly at an angle like a bent knee
2 :relating to, comprising, or belonging to a geniculate body or geniculate ganglion
  • geniculate neurons

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