water on the knee

noun phrase

Definition of water on the knee

: an accumulation of synovial fluid in the knee joint (as from injury or disease) marked especially by swelling

First Known Use of water on the knee

1875

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water on the knee

noun

medical Definition of water on the knee

: an accumulation of synovial fluid in the knee joint (as from injury or disease) marked especially by swelling

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