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soleal line


Definition: a ridge that extends obliquely downward and medially across the back of the tibia from the fibular articular facet; it gives origin to the soleus muscle.

Synonym(s): linea musculi soleiTA, line for soleus muscle, linea poplitea, popliteal line

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