geniculate

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Related to geniculately: geniculate body, geniculate neuralgia, Geniculate nucleus

geniculate

 [jĕ-nik´u-lāt]
bent, like a knee.

ge·nic·u·late

(je-nik'yū-lāt),
1. Bent like a knee. Synonym(s): geniculated, kneed
2. Referring to the geniculum of the facial nerve, denoting the ganglion there present.
3. Denoting the lateral or medial geniculate body.
4. In fungi, describes a zigzag conidophore or conidiogenous cells that usually results from sympodial development.
[L. geniculo, pp. -atus, to bend the knee, fr. genu, knee]

geniculate

/ge·nic·u·late/ (jĕ-nik´u-lāt) bent, like a knee.

geniculate

(jə-nĭk′yə-lĭt) also

geniculated

(-lā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Bent abruptly, as a knee.
2. Having kneelike joints; able to bend at an abrupt angle.

ge·nic′u·late·ly adv.
ge·nic′u·la′tion n.

ge·nic·u·late

(jĕ-nik'yū-lāt)
1. Bent like a knee.
2. Referring to the geniculum of the facial nerve, denoting the ganglion there present.
3. Denoting the lateral or medial geniculate body.
[L. geniculo, pp. -atus, to bend the knee, fr. genu, knee]

geniculate

1. Bent at an angle, like a knee.
2. Capable of bending at an angle. The term comes from the Latin geniculatus meaning with bended knee.

geniculate

(of plant structures) bent abruptly, knee-like.

geniculate

bent, like a knee.

geniculate body
see geniculate body (lateral).
geniculate ganglion
see geniculate ganglion.