popliteal

adjective pop·li·te·al \ ˌpä-plə-ˈtē-əl also pä-ˈpli-tē-əl \
Updated on: 9 Nov 2017

Definition of popliteal

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

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Origin and Etymology of popliteal

New Latin popliteus, from Latin poplit-, poples knee joint, back of the knee


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popliteal

adjective pop·li·te·al \ ˌpäp-lə-ˈtē-əl also päp-ˈlit-ē- \

medical Definition of popliteal

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

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