genicular vein n.
Any of the veins that accompany the genicular arteries, drain blood from structures around the knee, and end in the popliteal vein.
[juh-nik-yuh-lit, -leyt] /dʒəˈnɪk yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/ adjective, Biology. 1. having kneelike joints or bends. 2. bent at a joint like a knee. /dʒɪˈnɪkjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt/ adjective 1. (biology) bent at a sharp angle: geniculate antennae 2. having a joint or joints capable of bending sharply adj. “having knots or joints,” 1660s, from Latin geniculatus, from geniculum […]
- Geniculate body
geniculate body n.
- Geniculate ganglion
geniculate ganglion n. A ganglion of the intermediate nerve located within the facial canal and containing sensory neurons that innervate taste buds on the front two-thirds of the tongue.
- Geniculate neuralgia
geniculate neuralgia n. A severe stabbing pain deep in the ear. Also called Hunt’s neuralgia, neuralgia facialis vera.