|geniculate (dʒɪˈnɪkjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt)|
|1.||biology bent at a sharp angle: geniculate antennae|
|2.||having a joint or joints capable of bending sharply|
|[C17: from Latin geniculātus jointed, from geniculum a little knee, small joint, from genu knee]|
geniculate ge·nic·u·late (jə-nĭk'yə-lĭt) or ge·nic·u·lat·ed (-lā'tĭd)
Bent abruptly, as a knee.
Of, relating to, or being the geniculate body or geniculate ganglion.
Having kneelike joints; able to bend at an abrupt angle.