Knee joint

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knee joint n.
A compound condylar joint consisting of the joint between the condyles of the femur and the condyles of the tibia, and the articulation between the femur and the patella.

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knee joint

noun
hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella [syn: knee
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