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Medical Term:

superficial part of posterior (plantar flexor) compartment of leg

 

Definition: portion of posterior (plantar flexor) compartment of leg including the gastrocnemius and soleus (muscles); it is separated from the deep part by the transverse intermuscular septum of leg.

Synonym(s): pars superficialis compartimenti cruris posteriorisTA, pars tricipitalis compartimenti cruris posterioris

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