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triceps surae (muscle)


Definition: the two bellies of the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles considered as one muscle inserting via the calcaneal tendon into the calcaneal tuberosity.

Synonym(s): musculus triceps suraeTA, triceps (muscle) of calf

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