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Definition 1: hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for genu in the sense of this definition

(genu is a kind of ...) a freely moving joint in which the bones are so articulated as to allow extensive movement in one plane

(genu is a part of ...) a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint

(genu is a part of ...) the articular muscle of the knee

(genu is a part of ...) veins that drain blood from structures around the knee; empty into the popliteal vein

(... is part of genu) a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle

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