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genu

(ˈdʒɛnjuː)
n, pl genua (ˈdʒɛnjʊə)
1. (Anatomy) the technical name for the knee
2. (Anatomy) any kneelike bend in a structure or part
[Latin: knee]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.genu - hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patellagenu - 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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In iulium II Pontificem Genua cui patrem, genetricem Graecia, partum pontus et unda dedit, num bonus esse potes?
Een onbekende opdracht uit Genua voor Rembrandt," Kroniek van het Rembrandthuis (2007), pp.
A younger inmate, Livia Borsi Rossi, first met Amelia in the huge cell of Marassi, the jail of Genua.
Assim, na literatura de internacionalizacao existem estudos sobre programas de internacionalizacao de incubadoras de base tecnologica (Engelman; Fracasso, 2013), sobre redes como fator relevante no processo de internacionalizacao de incubadas (Engelman e Fracasso, 2013; Engelman, Zen e Fracasso, 2015) e sobre o uso de redes sociais por firmas incubadas (Lagemann e Loiola, 2013), mas a literatura e ainda incipiente sobre a internacionalizacao de firmas incubadas por meio de redes (Styles e Genua, 2008).
To avoid this disastrous marriage, Magrat and two fellow witches make the perilous trip to Genua via broomstick.
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Other operas include three by Gaetano Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor by Teatro Carlo Felice of Genua, L'elisir d'amore by Teatro La Fenice of Venice and La fille du Regiment by Teatro Massimo of Palermo.
Lecturer at 'Universita degli Studi' of Genua, Regional Superintendence of Health-Apulia INAIL.
The three witches Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg, and Magrat Garlick must help Ella break free from the narrative within which she has been trapped and thereby save the city of Genua from the tyrant Lily Weatherwax, who rules the city through stories.
Setae and solenidia on leg segments as follows: coxae 2-2-2-2; trochanters 1-1-2-1; femora 5-4-3-2; genua 3+1-3-1-1; tibiae5+1f+1fp-5+ +1fp-5+1fp -5+1fp; tarsi 13 +1-8+1-7+1-7.
Loew chose Sampdoria Genua defender Shkodran Mustafi to replace Reus,
Solenidia ra1 on tarsi I, ra1 and ra2 on tarsi II, a on genua III short, thickened, blunt-ended; other solenidia longer, thinner, setiform.