knee

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Synonyms for knee

hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella

joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped

the part of a trouser leg that provides the cloth covering for the knee

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Johnson must have wanted it pretty bad, because he had his bike rigged to support his broken knee.
I had two fractures below the knee, plus a broken knee, hip, pelvis and elbow," he said.
The long-serving defender underwent surgery to repair a broken knee cap sustained against Mickleover Sports last week.
I was left with a broken leg, fractured skull, broken knee and ribs, almost lost my right eye and suffered from depression and survivor guilt.
BRAVE Killie crock Garry Hay revealed how he played on against Celtic with a broken knee cap.
Dempsie, who played for Motherwell before joining the fire brigade, suffered a broken ankle, a broken knee and burns.
He lives in Halifax and suffered a suspected broken knee.
Herr Trigger started life as a bay and is now practically white, a development that may not be totally disassociated from his broken knee, broken cannonbone and arrhythmic heartbeats.
Studley could have hot-shot Craig Pountney back in action before Christmas after further checks revealed ligament damage rather than a broken knee cap.
Once for a broken knee which I got while I was playing football and once for a broken nose.
One of her most satisfying moments was when she was staying in the home of a 73-year-old woman who was bedridden with a broken knee.
Stretchers were brought on to the field and swift medical advice was given before deMaid was carried off the ground with both a dislocated knee and a broken knee cap.
He has scored four goals in three games since returning from a broken knee cap, the same haul he managed in 27 matches, many as a sub, last season.
The injured man was taken to University Hospital in Coventry where he was treated for a broken knee cap.
A BRAVE 75-year-old was left with a broken knee and shoulder when she tried to stop robbers snatching her bag.