Definition of Knock-knee

1. Noun. An inward slant of the thigh.

Exact synonyms: Genu Valgum, Tibia Valga
Group relationships: Leg
Generic synonyms: Disability, Disablement, Handicap, Impairment



Definition of Knock-knee

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of knock knee) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Knock-knee

1. A condition in which the knees are bent in so as to touch each other in walking; inknee. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Knock-knee

knobkerry
knobkierie
knobkieries
knobless
knoblike
knobology
knobs
knobstick
knobsticks
knobtwat
knock
knock-about
knock-down(a)
knock-down-and-drag-out
knock-for-knock agreement
knock-knee (current term)
knock-kneed
knock-knees
knock-knock
knock-knock joke
knock-knock jokes
knock-off
knock-on
knock-on effect
knock-on effects
knock-ons
knock-out
knock-out drops
knock-up
knock Anthony

Literary usage of Knock-knee

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1. The Science and Art of Surgery: A Treatise on Surgical Injuries, Diseases by John Eric Erichsen (1885)
"is evident that in knock-knee the pressure in standing would be some»! ... In extreme cases of knock-knee i-- joint is often capable of sonie degree of ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"... INFANT—PROLAPSUS OF THE RECTUM—A CASE OF OSTEOMYELITIS OF THE TIBIA- NECROSIS OF THE LOWER JAW FOLLOWING MEASLES—A CASE OF knock-knee— CELLULITIS OF THE ..."

3. A Treatise on Orthopaedic Surgery by Royal Whitman (1919)
"OF the distortions of the lower extremity bow-leg and knock-knee are by far the most common, comprising about 15 per cent, of the total cases in orthopaedic ..."

4. The Diseases of Children: A Work for the Practising Physician by Meinhard von Pfaundler, Arthur Schlossmann (1912)
"GENU VALGUM (knock-knee) Genu valgum is an outward deviation of the leg. The leg appears to incline inward from the side in the region of the knee and forms ..."

5. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1876)
"On a New Operation for the Cure of certain Cases of Aggravated "Knock-Knee." By THOMAS ANNANDALE, FRSE, Surgeon to the Royal Infirmary, and Lecturer on ..."

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