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n. pl. so·le·i (-lē-ī′)
A broad, flat muscle of the calf of the leg, situated under the gastrocnemius, whose action is to flex the foot downward.

[New Latin, from Latin solea, sandal; see sole1.]


n, pl solei
(Anatomy) anatomy a calf muscle that is broad and flat and that lies under the gastrocnemius muscle


(ˈsoʊ li əs)

n., pl. -le•i (-liˌaɪ)
a muscle in the calf of the leg, behind the gastrocnemius muscle, that helps extend the foot forward.
[1670–80; < New Latin < Latin solea sandal; see sole2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.soleus - a broad flat muscle in the calf of the leg under the gastrocnemius muscle
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


n sóleo
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