geniculate








adjective Biology.

  1. having kneelike joints or bends.
  2. bent at a joint like a knee.

adjective

  1. biology bent at a sharp anglegeniculate antennae
  2. having a joint or joints capable of bending sharply
adj.

“having knots or joints,” 1660s, from Latin geniculatus, from geniculum “little knee, knot on the stalk of a plant,” diminutive of genu “knee” (see knee (n.)).

adj.

  1. Bent abruptly, as a knee.
  2. Of, relating to, or being the geniculate body or geniculate ganglion.
  3. Having kneelike joints; able to bend at an abrupt angle.

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