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popliteal

 [pop″lĭ-te´al]
pertaining to the area behind the knee.

pop·lit·e·al

(pop-lit'ē-ăl, pop-li-tē'ăl),
Synonym(s): popliteus (1)

popliteal

/pop·lit·e·al/ (pop″lit´e-il) pertaining to the area behind the knee.

popliteal

(pŏp-lĭt′ē-əl, pŏp′lĭ-tē′əl)
adj.
Of or relating to the hollow part of the leg behind the knee joint.

popliteal

[poplit′ē·əl, pop′litē′əl]
Etymology: L, poples, ham of the knee
pertaining to the area behind the knee.

popliteal

adjective Referring to the concave region on the posterior aspect of the knee.

pop·lit·e·al

(pop-lit'ē-ăl)
Relating to the popliteal fossa.

popliteal

Pertaining to the hollow surface behind the knee joint.

popliteal

posterior region of the knee

popliteal

pertaining to the area behind the femorotibial joint, the stifle.

popliteal lymph node
a node found behind the stifle joint, between the semimembranosus and semitendinous muscles; deep and superficial groups may occur, the latter being less frequent.
popliteal tendon transposition
a surgical technique for reconstruction of the caudal cruciate ligament.
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b) The diameter and thicknesses of tibial nerve in a site of the bifurcation, at popliteal fossa, and at the site of terminal division has been determined.
The physical exam for a patient with PAES is typically normal, but a post-exercise popliteal bruit with weak peripheral pulses may be elicited.
The medial approach to the knee lacks an internervous plane, as all the major nerves pass posteriorly to the incision area in the popliteal fossa (Table 1).
The upper head originated from the lateral supracondylar ridge and oblique popliteal ligament, a little above the origin of lateral head of gastrocnemius (Type 1 origin).
The PB could be observed between the semimembranosus muscle and the medial head of the gastrocnemius muscle when the probe was placed horizontally below the popliteal fossa.
On physical examination of the right knee, an elastic soft mass measuring 5 cm x 3 cm with a smooth surface was palpable in the popliteal fossa.
2) Cystic adventitial disease is located within the popliteal artery 85-90% of the time, and is usually unilateral.
The Oblique Popliteal Ligament--this is a broad, flat, fibrous band, formed of fasciculi separated from one another by apertures for the passage of vessels and nerves.
As for anthropometric data comparison, the parameter of popliteal height was chosen to be compared with the maximum and minimum horizontal allowable seat adjustments in each car.
Two dimensional (2D) ultrasound was used for the detection of the condition of vascular wall intima cavity along the anatomical position through the visualization of the femoral artery popliteal artery anterior tibial artery posterior tibial artery and dorsal pedal artery and then the endovascular blood flow and pipe cavity with Color Doppler Flow Imaging (CDFI) was observed to take samples from blood vessels with Pluse Width (PW) again to obtain the largest blood flow spectrum.
3] Passive tone was evaluated by measuring popliteal angle with the help of goniometer.
Atherosclerosis was present in the aorta in 28 (20%) mummies, iliac or femoral arteries in 25 (18%), popliteal or tibial arteries in 25 (18%), carotid arteries in 17 (12%), and coronary arteries in 6 (4%).