popliteal


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pop·lit·e·al

 (pŏp-lĭt′ē-əl, pŏp′lĭ-tē′əl)
adj.
Of or relating to the hollow part of the leg behind the knee joint.

[From New Latin popliteus, from Latin poples, poplit-, ham of the knee.]

popliteal

(pɒpˈlɪtɪəl; ˌpɒplɪˈtiːəl)
adj
(Anatomy) of, relating to, or near the part of the leg behind the knee
[C18: from New Latin popliteus the muscle behind the knee joint, from Latin poples the ham of the knee]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.popliteal - of or relating to the area behind the knee joint
Translations

pop·lit·e·al

a. poplíteo-a, área posterior de la rodilla.

popliteal

adj poplíteo
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