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膝頭

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 2

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (kashira, knee) +‎ (head; top, tip).

NounEdit

膝頭 (hiragana ひざがしら, romaji hizagashira)

  1. (anatomy) The front of the knee.
  2. (anatomy) The kneecap, the patella.

Usage notesEdit

This term is even more general in meaning than 膝の皿 (hiza no sara) / 膝皿 (hiza sara) or 膝蓋骨 (shitsugaikotsu).

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