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Thomas Hale, U.S. physician, 1905-1987. See: Ham test.


1. Synonym(s): popliteal fossa
2. The buttock and back part of the thigh.
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HTLV-I-associated myelopathy. See Tropical spastic paraparesis.
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[AS. haum, haunch]
1. The popliteal space or region behind the knee.
2. A common name for the thigh, hip, and buttock.
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