HyperDic: knee

English > 3 senses of the word knee:
NOUNbodyknee, knee joint, human knee, articulatio genus, genuhinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella
animalknee, stiflejoint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped
artifactkneethe part of a trouser leg that provides the cloth covering for the knee
knee > pronunciation
Soundsniy'
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > knee: 3 senses > noun 1, body
Meaninghinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella.
Synonymsknee joint, human knee, articulatio genus, genu
Part oflegA human limb
Partsgenicular vein, vena genusveins that drain blood from structures around the knee
musculus articularis genusThe articular muscle of the knee
patella, kneecap, kneepanA small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint
Broaderhinge joint, ginglymus, ginglymoid jointA freely moving joint in which the bones are so articulated as to allow extensive movement in one plane
Spanishgenu, hinojo, rodilla
Catalangenoll, genu
Adjectivesknee-lengthextending to the knee
poplitealof or relating to the area behind the knee joint
English > knee: 3 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningjoint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee.
Synonymstifle
Part ofhind legThe back limb of a quadruped
Broaderjoint, articulation, articulatio(anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion / motion)
Spanishbabilla
Catalancassoleta
English > knee: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningThe part of a trouser leg that provides the cloth covering for the knee.
Part oflegA cloth covering consisting of the part of a pair of trousers that covers a person's leg
Broadercloth coveringA covering made of cloth
Spanishrodilla
Catalangenoll

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