Synonyms of knee


1. knee, knee joint, human knee, articulatio genus, genu, hinge joint, ginglymus, ginglymoid joint

usage: hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella

2. stifle, knee, joint, articulation, articulatio

usage: joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee

3. knee, cloth covering

usage: the part of a trouser leg that provides the cloth covering for the knee

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Definition and meaning of knee (Dictionary)