human knee

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Noun1.human knee - hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patellahuman knee - hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella
kneecap, kneepan, patella - a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint
musculus articularis genus - the articular muscle of the knee
genicular vein, vena genus - veins that drain blood from structures around the knee; empty into the popliteal vein
leg - a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
ginglymoid joint, ginglymus, hinge joint - a freely moving joint in which the bones are so articulated as to allow extensive movement in one plane
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All about were evidences of a furious struggle; small sprouts of poison-oak were bent and denuded of leaf and bark; dead and rotting leaves had been pushed into heaps and ridges on both sides of the legs by the action of other feet than theirs; alongside the hips were unmistakable impressions of human knees.
In conclusion, our data demonstrate that MIA combined with STZ induced a sever type of knee OA in rats, and this animal model can mimic the human knee OA caused by both ageing and diabetes.
So, what makes the human knee so vulnerable to such injuries?
Advancements in medical technology have led to precise and highly functional artificial knee implants that nearly duplicate the way the human knee moves which is fueling the growth of knee implants market.
According to a press release, UConn is currently working toward regenerating a human knee within six years and an entire limb by 2030.
The teachers utilized their knowledge of the human knee and their testing of available materials and resources to design a knee brace.
The robotic exoskeleton, compatible with the human knee joint, is intended to help stroke patients regain their physical fitness, aid the rehabilitation training of paralyzed patients, or assist those who need help performing daily activities.
But that is not so true since a recent example of last year shows us that Belgian scientists rediscovered the anterolateral ligament of the human knee, that had been overlooked since 1879 and their description of how important it is for our knee function, in detail, drew considerable attention to the realization that we still do not have full knowledge of our own bodies4.
Ogden, "Development of the menisci of the human knee joint.
In addition, movement of the elbow joint was limited, only allowing the forearm to swing backwards and forwards li a human knee.
Many of those who have died will be in their 70s and 80s and we will have some with replacement hips or prosthetic knees which can help those learning anatomy compare the human knee with the prosthetic one and how they work with the rest of the body.

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