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geniculation

[juh-nik-yuh-ley-shuh n] /dʒəˌnɪk yəˈleɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the state of being geniculate.
2.
a geniculate formation.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Late Latin geniculātiōn- (stem of geniculātiō) a kneeling < Latin geniculāt(us) (see geniculate) + -iōn- -ion
Related forms
subgeniculation, noun
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