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tendinous arch of soleus muscle


Definition: a tendinous arch stretching over—and defining the termination of—the popliteal vessels between the tibia and fibula, which gives origin to the central portion of the soleus muscle.

Synonym(s): arcus tendineus musculi soleiTA

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