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Related to genu: genu valgum, splenium, genu of internal capsule, Genu of corpus callosum
  • noun

Synonyms for genu

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

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If you see patients with genu valgum frequently it is a good idea to give the parents a hand-out to study at home.
The suggestion of group differences for the rostrum and genu at early and late ages is consistent with what is known about normal development of these subregions.
6) The authors also noted that 75% of patients with genu varum, genu valgum, or genu recurvatum underwent surgical correction.
This patient had a small facial nerve schwannoma at the first genu, and the patient's cochlea had been opened during tumor removal.
Anatomic dissections at that time suggested that most ganglion cells could be excised by slicing away the ganglion from the internal genu of the facial nerve.
Huber Corporation, CP Kelco's product lines include pectin, xanthan gum, carrageenan, cellulose gum, gellan gum, diutan and wellan gum, and other novel biopolymers, marketed under brand names including CEKOL([R]), GENU([R]), GENUGEL([R]), GENU pHresh[TM], GENUVISCO([R]), GENULACTA([R]), KELTROL([R]), KELCOGEL([R]),SLENDID([R]) and SIMPLESSE([R]).
At the genu of the horizontal and vertical portions, the canal is separated from the middle ear cavity by a relatively thin bony plate.
For producers, GENU Explorer pectins provide flexibility in recipe design and tolerance to manufacturing variances when using a variety of different fruits.
Huber Corporation, CP Kelco's product lines include pectin, xanthan gum, carrageenan, cellulose gum, gellan gum, diutan and wellan gum, and other novel biopolymers, marketed under brand names including AxCel([R]), CEKOL([R]), GENU([R]), GENUGEL([R]), GENU pHresh[TM], GENUVISCO([R]), GENULACTA([R]), KELTROL([R]), KELCOGEL([R]),(,)SLENDID([R]) and SIMPLESSE([R]).
GENU LMA pectin is widely used in the food industry for the manufacture of products such as low-sugar and sugar-free jams and fruit spreads, fruit preparations for yoghurt, thermo-reversible bakery glazes and ice cream variegates.
GENU LMA pectin continues to show good market growth due to its functionality in fruit and yoghurt products, where it enables production of jams and fruit spreads with a low sugar and high fruit content.
For consumers, the GENU Explorer pectin range offers jams and fruit spreads with more smooth and creamy textures.
GENU BETA pectin is a polysaccharide derived from naturally occurring structural components in sugar beets.