Kniest syndrome (knēst)
An inherited syndrome characterized by short limbs, round face with central depression, enlargement and stiffness of joints, and contracture of fingers, and often including cleft palate, scoliosis, retinal detachment and myopia, and deafness; it is a form of metatropic dwarfism.
- Knife and gun club
noun A hospital emergency room [1990s+ Medical; modeled on fish and gun club]
- Knife block
noun a block of wood or other material with grooves for storage of kitchen knives of various sizes
noun 1. a box, often ornamental and sometimes closed with a lid, for containing table knives.
noun 1. the cutting edge of a knife. 2. anything very sharp. 3. a wedge on the fine edge of which a scale beam, pendulum, or the like, balances or oscillates. noun 1. the sharp cutting edge of a knife 2. any sharp edge 3. a sharp-edged wedge of hard material on which the beam […]