Medical Definition of Knee phenomenon

1. A sudden contraction of the anterior muscles of the thigh, caused by a smart tap on the patellar tendon while the leg hangs loosely at a right angle with the thigh. Synonym: knee jerk, knee phenomenon, knee reflex, knee-jerk reflex, patellar tendon reflex, quadriceps reflex. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Knee Phenomenon

knee baby
knee bend
knee brace
knee breeches
knee bursitis
knee cap
knee cap dislocation
knee injuries
knee jerk
knee jerks
knee joint
knee pad
knee pads
knee pants
knee phenomenon (current term)
knee piece
knee prosthesis
knee reflex
knee roll
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