gastrocnemius

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin gastrocnēmius from Ancient Greek γαστροκνημία (gastroknēmía, calf of leg).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɡæstɹəkˈniːmiəs/

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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