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
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Improvement in a patient's vertical position due to deformity reduction with insignificant residual recurvation, not hindering an infant's movement, was defined as a "satisfactory" outcome: it was registered in 7 patients, two of whom had undergone surgery on hip flexors and musculus gastrocnemius. "Unsatisfactory" outcomes were observed in 2 patients under medical correction with the short-term recurrence of knee joint recurvation.
Both children and adults showed a more asymmetrical positioning of the muscles of the posterior group, especially at the expense of the musculus gastrocnemius, than is evident in normal subjects, (Fig.
PC-based four-channel electroneuromyograph (NEURO-MVP4, Neurosoft, Russian Federation) with global lead of potential oscillations from the motor point of a muscle was used to assess electrobiological activity (EBA) of the crural muscles, such as, musculus gastrocnemius (calf muscle) and musculus tibialis anterior (anterior tibial muscle).

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