Kneejoint

Knee´joint`


n.1.The joint of the knee.
2.(Mach.) A toggle joint; - so called because consisting of two pieces jointed to each other end to end, making an angle like the knee when bent.
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Hommel, "The bicompartmental kneejoint prosthesis Journey Deuce: failure analysis and optimization strategies," Orthopade, vol.
4) From 1975 through 1996, the SLT was used with increasing frequency in the emergency department setting to diagnose open kneejoint injuries.
To compare the effect of the body's weight on the glenohumeral joint to the kneejoint, the same amount of loading force across the glenohumeral joint must be created as if the patient were standing erect for an AP projection knee exam.
Strength was measured in both legs, with a kneejoint rotation speed of 60 degrees/s, and an ankle-joint rotation speed of 30 degrees/s.