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Gastrocnemius (muscle)

Introduction: Gastrocnemius (muscle)

Description of Gastrocnemius (muscle)

Gastrocnemius (muscle): the muscle in the back part of the leg that forms the greater part of the calf; responsible for the plantar flexion of the foot.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Gastrocnemius (muscle): striated muscles that stretch along the back of the leg from knee to ankle.
Source: CRISP

Gastrocnemius (muscle): Related Topics

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Broader terms for Gastrocnemius (muscle)

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Hierarchical classifications of Gastrocnemius (muscle)

The following list attempts to classify Gastrocnemius (muscle) into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • skeletal muscle,striated muscle
  • muscle,musculus
  • contractile organ,contractor
  • organ
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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