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gastrocnemius


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gastrocnemius  \Gas`troc*ne"mi*us\,  n.  [NL.,  from  Gr  ?  the  calf 
  of  the  leg.]  (Anat.) 
  The  muscle  which  makes  the  greater  part  of  the  calf  of  the 
  leg. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gastrocnemius 
  n  :  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  [syn:  {gastrocnemius  muscle}] 




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