popliteal

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pop·li·te·al

adjective \ˌpä-plə-ˈtē-əl also pä-ˈpli-tē-əl\

Definition of POPLITEAL

:  of or relating to the back part of the leg behind the knee joint

Origin of POPLITEAL

New Latin popliteus, from Latin poplit-, poples knee joint, back of the knee
First Known Use: 1786

pop·li·te·al

adjective \ˌpäp-lə-ˈtē-əl also päp-ˈlit-ē-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POPLITEAL

: of or relating to the back part of the leg behind the knee joint

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