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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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Bent Knee will be joined by the Eugene-based group Era Coda, who has shared the stage with the group in Eugene in the past.
Since its inception in 2011, Bent Knee has earned high praise from both fans and critics alike.
Based on previous analyses of the skeletons of Australopithecus afarensis, we expected that the Laetoli footprints would resemble those of someone walking with a bent knee, bent hip gait typical of chimpanzees, and not the striding gait normally used by modern humans," Raichlen said.
Push off with a bent knee and land on your other foot, keeping the knee slightly bent.
Contract the quadriceps in the affected leg and raise to the level of the bent knee.
For the calves, we prescribe both straight leg and bent knee toe raises.
This is the same set-up as the Bent Knee Hamstring Stretch but with only the working leg extended straight out.
Kneel down on one knee, supporting the back with one hand on the floor or by leaning on a bent knee.
After receiving her father's blessing, Arquette proposed to Cox on bent knee while the two were on a beach in Florida.
The bent knee then straightens as the leg swings out ahead of the body's center of mass.
The average anterior cruciate ligament is one inch long and weighs 20gIn sport, a cruciate ligament rupture is most likely to occur with a twisting injury or when a bent knee is forced in the opposite direction to its natural way of moving.
You genuflect on one bent knee to turn when going downhill - a graceful way to ski, but difficult to learn for some.
If a gal thinks you're kidding when you propose on bent knee, what the heck will it take to convince her you really do have marriage in mind?
Start with the feet parallel, step forward with one foot to a point where the toes come in front of the knee, squat to a "thigh parallel to the floor" position, and nearly touch the floor with the bent knee.
Because the heel is free with telemark bindings you genuflect on one bent knee to turn when going downhill.