Definición de popliteal en inglés:

popliteal

Saltos de línea: pop¦lit|eal
Pronunciación: /pɒˈplɪtɪəl
 
, ˌpɒplɪˈtiːəl
 
/

adjetivo

Anatomy
Relating to or situated in the hollow at the back of the knee.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Commonly used sites for catheterization include the basilic, cephalic, saphenous popliteal, external jugular, and temporal veins.
  • Thus, reflux at the saphenofemoral junction, saphenopopliteal junction, and within the deep venous system, including the popliteal vein beneath the knee and the gastrocnemius veins, can be detected without invasive techniques.
  • Posteriorly, the head rises to a pointed apex that affords attachment for the arcuate popliteal ligament and, on the lateral side, part of the biceps tendon.

Origen

early 18th century: from modern Latin popliteus (from Latin poples, poplit- 'ham, hough') + -al.

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