- poplar bluff,
- popliteal artery,
- popliteal entrapment syndrome,
- popliteal ligament,
- popliteal muscle,
- popliteal vein
Origin of popliteal
Examples from the Web for popliteal
The epiphysis at the lower end of the femur may be displaced into the ham and press on the popliteal vessels.
The popliteal depression is deep, and the summit of the great trochanter rises considerably above the level of the head.Extinct Birds|Walter Rothschild
A number of popliteal cases treated in this way did perfectly.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900|George Henry Makins
This was a case of popliteal aneurism, operations for which had heretofore proved pretty uniformly fatal.A History of Science, Volume 4(of 5)|Henry Smith Williams
A double superficial femoral, both branches of which may unite and form the popliteal, as in Sir Charles Bell's well-known case.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery|Joseph Bell
Word Origin for popliteal
1786, with -al (1) + Modern Latin popliteus (n.), 1704, short for popliteus (musculus), from poples "ham (of the leg)," which is of unknown origin.