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Princeton's WordNet

  1. poplitealadjective

    of or relating to the area behind the knee joint


  1. poplitealadjective

    of the area behind the knee.

  2. Etymology: From popliteus, from poples.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poplitealadjective

    of or pertaining to the ham; in the region of the ham, or behind the knee joint; as, the popliteal space

  2. Etymology: [From L. poples, -itis, the ham.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Popliteal

    pop-li-tē′al, adj. of or pertaining to the back of the knee.—Also Poplit′ic. [L. poples, poplitis, the hock.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of popliteal in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of popliteal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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