knockknee

knock-knee

[nok-nee]
noun
1.
inward curvature of the legs, causing the knees to knock together in walking.
2.
knock-knees, the knees of a person whose legs have such curvature.

Origin:
1820–30

knock-kneed, adjective
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knock-knee
 
n
Technical name: genu valgum a condition in which the legs are bent inwards causing the knees to touch when standing
 
knock-'kneed
 
adj

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knock-knee (nŏk'nē')
n.
A deformity of the legs in which the knees are abnormally close together and the ankles are spread widely apart.

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