popliteal

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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Cytology of the tarsal mass and popliteal lymph node were performed.
Clinically the patient was apathetic, lethargic and physical examination revealed an increased size of the mass and popliteal lymph node by 57% and 33%, respectively (Figure 2).
An impression was provided from the tissues of feet, tail, ears and any patent lesion,13 popliteal lymph nodes, spleen and liver and stained with Giemsa and studied microscopically for the presence of amastigotes.
Histology: The animals were euthanized and the femoral bones, popliteal lymph nodes, spleen and liver were removed and sections of 5im in thickness were provided and stained with hematoxylin and eosin for histological studies.
Blood tinged bilateral nasal discharge (08), elevated temperature (05), anorexia (08), pale mucus membrane (06), enlargement of popliteal lymph nodes (06) and both popliteal and prescapular lymph nodes (02), edema of scrotum (04), disseminated intravascular coagulopathy (05) and unilateral epistaxis (01) were clinical manifestations in present study.
The popliteal lymph nodes were enlarged and palpation of masses on trunk revealed hard masses with smooth edges.