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Definition of Popliteal

Popliteal
Popliteal Pop*lit"e*al (?; 277), a. [From L. poples, -itis, the ham.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the ham; in the region of the ham, or behind the knee joint; as, the popliteal space.

Meaning of Popliteal from wikipedia

- The popliteal fossa (sometimes referred to as the hough,[1] or kneepit in analogy to the armpit) is a shallow depression located at the back of the knee...
- Popliteal refers to anatomical structures located in the back of the knee: Popliteal artery Popliteal vein Popliteal fossa Popliteal lymph nodes Popliteus...
- The popliteal artery is a deeply placed continuation of the femoral artery opening in the distal portion of the adductor magnus muscle. It courses through...
- A Baker's cyst, also known as a popliteal cyst, is a type of fluid collection behind the knee. Often there are no symptoms. If symptoms do occur these...
- The popliteal vein is formed by the junction of the venae comitantes of the anterior and posterior tibial vein at the lower border of the popliteus muscle...
- The common fibular nerve (common peroneal nerve; external popliteal nerve; lateral popliteal nerve) is a nerve in the lower leg that provides sensation...
- The popliteal artery entrapment syndrome is a rather uncommon pathology, which results in claudication and chronic leg ischemia. The popliteal artery may...
- The popliteal lymph nodes, small in size and some six or seven in number, are embedded in the fat contained in the popliteal fossa, sometimes referred...
- triangle. It enters and p****es through the adductor canal, and becomes the popliteal artery as it p****es through the adductor hiatus in the adductor magnus...
- The oblique popliteal ligament (posterior ligament) is a broad, flat, fibrous band, formed of fasciculi separated from one another by apertures for the...
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