geniculate

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

Definition of geniculate 

: bent abruptly at an angle like a bent knee

First Known Use of geniculate

1657, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for geniculate

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

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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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