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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4) From 1975 through 1996, the SLT was used with increasing frequency in the emergency department setting to diagnose open kneejoint injuries.
If the treatment hadn't been successful, all of the study participants' kneejoint injuries would probably have caused osteoarthritis, which includes progressive cartilage deterioration, says Lindahl.