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Soleus muscle

soleus muscle so·le·us muscle (sō’lē-əs)
A muscle with origin from the head and shaft of the fibula, the medial margin of the tibia, and the tendinous arch passing between the tibia and fibula, with insertion into the tuberosity of the calcaneus, with nerve supply from the tibial nerve, and whose action causes plantar flexion of the foot.


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