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genu

[′ge·nü]
(anatomy)
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Jane Zhang, head of personal care in China, chose to present GENU pHresh DF Pectin, produced by CPKelco, at PCHi.
Here a case of a 14 years old girl is reported, presenting with genu valgum and thoracic deformities.
Genu varum (bow legs) and medial tibial torsion are normal in newborn and infants and maximal varus is present at 6 to 12 months of age.
In bowleg this is because internal rotation of the proximal tibia is combined with the genu varus.
On imaging, the corpus callosum was divided into seven subregions (rostrum, genu, rostral body, anterior midbody, posterior midbody, isthmus, and splenium), and was measured at the mid-sagittal slice.
Patients are also noted to have deformities secondary to osteoarthritis and joint laxity, including cervical spine instability, genu valgum, genu varum, and genu recurvatum.
2-fold increased risk of rapid OA progression, but doubts have been raised as to whether quad weakness is an independent predictor of progression once genu varus malalignment and the other established risk factors have been considered.
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, 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.