gastrocnemius muscle

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Noun1.gastrocnemius muscle - the muscle in the back part of the leg that forms the greater part of the calfgastrocnemius muscle - the muscle in the back part of the leg that forms the greater part of the calf; responsible for the plantar flexion of the foot
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
calf, sura - the muscular back part of the shank