knee joint


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Noun1.Knee joint - hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patellaknee joint - 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
References in classic literature ?
Presently the Tin Woodman changed his position, and at once Ojo, to the astonishment of all, dropped to the floor and held his crystal vial under the Emperor's knee joint.
Farther up the line a man, standing behind a tree, had had his knee joint splintered by a ball.
There were no stirrups, but really such supports were not needed--to use such a saddle was the next thing to riding a dinner table--there was ample support clear out to one's knee joints.
The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis, an age-related arthritis, which affects the knee joint or hip joint.
hydraulic knee joint offers a pure mechanical hydraulic knee capable of being stunning, simple and safe.
Hans-Wilhelm Muller-Wohlfahrt in Munich revealed a partial rupture of the outer band of the left knee joint.
15 (SUNA) President of the Republic Field Marshal Omer Al- Basher left Friday noon the Royal Care hospital to his residency after he spent the period decided by the doctors after the successful surgical operation on the other knee joint he underwent last Monday evening.
The cartilage loss was measured as knee joint space narrowing (JSN).
Stiffness of the knee which clicks occasionally and a past history of a knee injury, possibly sporting, or a fracture involving the knee joint.
There was swelling and tenderness of the left knee joint.
The knee joint is the most common lower extremity joint to sustain an openjoint injury ranging from 51% to 91% of lower extremity openjoint injuries.
EARLY arthritic changes in the knee joint are extremely common place in our population, partly as a result of increasing demands being placed on our knee joints and increased expectations with respect to activity levels and management of symptoms.