Medical Definition of Musculus soleus

1. Origin, posterior surface of head and upper third of shaft of fibula, oblique line and middle third of medial margin of tibia, and a tendinous arch passing between tibia and fibula over the popliteal vessels; insertion, with gastrocnemius by tendo calcaneus (achillis) into tuberosity of calcaneus; action, plantar flexion of foot; nerve supply, tibial. Synonym: musculus soleus. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Soleus

musculus scalenus posticus
musculus semimembranosus
musculus semispinalis
musculus semispinalis capitis
musculus semispinalis cervicis
musculus semispinalis colli
musculus semispinalis dorsi
musculus semispinalis thoracis
musculus semitendinosus
musculus serratus anterior
musculus serratus magnus
musculus serratus posterior
musculus serratus posterior inferior
musculus serratus posterior superior
musculus skeleti
musculus soleus (current term)
musculus sphenosalpingostaphylinus
musculus sphincter
musculus sphincter ampullae hepatopancreaticae
musculus sphincter ani
musculus sphincter ani externus
musculus sphincter ani internus
musculus sphincter ductus choledochi
musculus sphincter ductus pancreatici
musculus sphincter pupillae
musculus sphincter pylori

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