genicular


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genicular

(dʒɪˈnɪkjʊlə)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy of or relating to the knee: genicular artery.
[C19: from Latin genu knee]
Translations

ge·nic·u·lar

a. genicular, rel. a la rodilla.
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The members of the Gothograptus lineage are characterized by tubaria tapering distally, most of them by a well-developed appendix, and singular genicular hoods as well as characteristic features of the proximal end, and thecae (e.
They have densely reticulated tubaria, nema incorporated into the lateral wall and the largest and the most variable singular genicular processes, which may extend proximally covering the apertures and part of the theca (Kozlowska-Dawidziuk 1990).
Patella Fracture: Excessive bone resection, misalignment, single and wide central hole, avascularity due to lateral genicular artery injury, excessive flection, rise in joint level, thermal necrosis due to the cement are the factors paving the way for patella fractures [17, 7, 8, 27].
In the descriptions below the following conventions were adopted for specimen measurements: body length: the distance from apex of fastigium verticis to posterior margin of tenth abdominal tergite; tegmen: the visible distance from base of tegmen to the apex in lateral vew; hind femur: the distance from base of hind femur to the apex of genicular or kneelobe.
These branches around the knee joint are known as genicular nerves.
The 34 skin flap procedures start with the scapular and proceed to the brachial, arm, forearm, hand, groin, thigh, genicular, and leg, down to the lateral foot.
The popliteal fossa contains numerous structures including the common peroneal and tibial nerves, popliteal artery and vein, posterior femoral cutaneous nerve, the genicular branch of the obturator nerve, the small saphenous vein, lymph nodes, bursae and fat (Figure 4).
The superior lateral and inferior lateral genicular arteries combine to supply the lateral femoral condyle, while the superior medial genicular artery and other lesser branches of the popliteal artery supply the medial femoral condyle.
8,9) The major contributing vessel is the middle genicular artery, which arises from the popliteal artery.