Knee joint

Knee Joint: A synovial hinge connection formed between the bones of the Femur; Tibia; and Patella.1

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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.2

Categories for Knee joint

Category of Knee Joint:

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References

  1. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  2. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  3. ibid.

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