gastrocnemius

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Etymology[edit]

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from (Neo-)Latin gastrocnēmius from Ancient Greek γαστροκνημία(gastroknēmía, calf of leg)

Noun[edit]

gastrocnemius ‎(plural gastrocnemii)

  1. The muscle at the back of the calf, whose insertion is the Achilles tendon at the heel.

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