Cara poplitea - Facies poplitea

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Descripción

At distal part of femur, the linea aspera is prolonged into two ridges, enclosing between them a triangular area, the popliteal surface, upon which the popliteal artery rests.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Jerarquía anatómica

Anatomia general > Huesos; Sistema esquelético > Esqueleto apendicular > Huesos de los miembros inferiores > Porción libre del miembro inferior > Fémur; Hueso femoral > Cuerpo > Cara poplitea

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