What does knee joint mean?

Definitions for knee joint

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word knee joint.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. knee, knee joint, human knee, articulatio genus, genu(noun)

    hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella


  1. Knee Joint

    A joint connecting the lower part of the femur with the upper part of the tibia. The lower part of the femur and the upper part of the tibia are attached to each other by ligaments. Other structures of the knee joint include the upper part of the fibula, located below and parallel to the tibia, and the patella which moves as the knee bends.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of knee joint in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of knee joint in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Maria Liston:

    This was a devastating injury that separated the knee joint and left it probably completely unstable until it fused.

  2. David Geier:

    Achilles tendinopathy often affects running athletes, while patellar or knee joint tendinopathy often bothers people who play repetitive jumping sports like basketball.

  3. Drake Ross:

    I kind of likened it to a hangnail, you know, you’ve got this piece hanging there, and if it gets caught in the knee joint, it’s going to hurt real bad. It could lock up or it could pull away at the good tissue.

  4. Faheem Mujahid:

    It has huge allover benefits, not only does the majority of the exercise isolate and target the glutes and the hamstrings, but the quadriceps are involved as well, by helping to extend the knee joint. Plus, it is one of the few exercises that works the adductor magnus, which helps provide leg stability.

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