popliteal space

noun

: a lozenge-shaped space at the back of the knee joint

called also popliteal fossa

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“Popliteal space.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/popliteal%20space. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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