Definition of Arteria poplitea

1. Noun. A continuation of the femoral artery that branches to supply the legs and feet.

Exact synonyms: Popliteal Artery
Generic synonyms: Arteria, Arterial Blood Vessel, Artery



Medical Definition of Arteria poplitea

1. Anterior tibial a., comes off 1st, goes lateralLY, peroneal a., lateral (as expected), posterior tibial a., medial (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Arteria Poplitea

arteria pancreaticoduodenalis inferior
arteria pancreaticoduodenalis superior
arteria paracentralis
arteria parietales anterior
arteria parietales posterior
arteria parieto-occipitalis
arteria pericallosa
arteria pericardiacophrenica
arteria perinealis
arteria peronea
arteria pharyngea ascendens
arteria phrenica inferior
arteria phrenica superior
arteria plantaris lateralis
arteria plantaris medialis
arteria poplitea (current term)
arteria precunealis
arteria princeps pollicis
arteria profunda brachii
arteria profunda femoris
arteria profunda linguae
arteria pudenda
arteria pulmonalis
arteria pulmonalis dextra
arteria pulmonalis sinistra
arteria radialis
arteria radialis indicis

Literary usage of Arteria poplitea

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Engravings of the Arteries: Illustrating the Second Volume of the Anatomy of by Charles Bell (1811)
"arteria poplitea* or main artery of the limb after coining through the tendon of the ... arteria poplitea, Wounded by a Sabre : Principles of Surgery, p. ..."

2. Medicinisch-chirurgische Rundschau (1868)
"188 Aneurysma der arteria poplitea, geheilt durch ... 93 arteria poplitea, Aneurysma derselben, geheilt durch ..."

3. The Economy of Nature Explained and Illustrated on the Principles of Modern by George Gregory (1798)
"... through the hollow of the ham, it is called the arteria poplitea. While in the ham it fends ofF branches, ..."

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