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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A movable flat bone forming the front of the joint between the thigh and the shin.

Usage examples (36)
  • His pants were worn through at the kneecaps.
  • Guzman, who has missed the last four games with a sore left kneecap, is expected to return to the lineup Friday. …
  • I walked over and looked underneath the sheet and Tiki's kneecap is sitting up on top of his knee, totally out of place.
  • An incision was made where the tendon attaches to the bottom of the kneecap, which is where the fracture was. for more
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