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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.]
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n, pl solei
(Anatomy) anatomy a calf muscle that is broad and flat and that lies under the gastrocnemius muscle
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(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]
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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
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n sóleo
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The offering is being led by Soleus Capital and includes RA Capital Management as a new investor.
Weight-bearing muscles are hit first and worst, like the soleus muscle in the calf.
Rats were sacrificed by decapitation, and blood, soleus muscle, and the lumbosacral spinal cord were promptly collected.
De Ocampo, on the other hand, also sent a strong statement as the most promising runner today with an astounding four-gold and two-silver medal finish at the end of the three-day trackfest organized by the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association and supported by the City of Ilagan, Ayala, Milo, Philippine Sports Commission, Soleus, L.TimeStudio, Cherrylume, Foton, Asian Athletics Association and the International Association of Athletics Federation.
However, no significant increase in basal autophagy flux and mitochondrial biogenesis was observed in oxidative soleus muscle after 4 weeks of voluntary running (Lira et al., 2013).
We're not sure if it's a bone stress injury or the soleus muscle.
Soleus muscles were dissected, weighed, and fixed in 10% buffered formalin as preparation for immunofluorescence staining of GLUT4.
Therefore, the objective of the present study was to analyze the effects of four different training models, two aerobic and two anaerobic models, on muscle hypertrophy, by means of morphometric analysis of the muscle cells of the soleus muscle and the extensor digiti I longus muscle (EDIL).
"Jack suffered a grade two tear of his soleus so generally the rule book is 4-6 weeks," added Robins.
Verdadero and Cuyom topped the boys' 100m dash with the former clocking 11.16 and the latter coming in 12.80 in the event presented by Ayala Corp., City of Ilagan, Milo Nutri-up, Soleus, Soleus watches, Foton, Cherrylume and UCPB.
"He has been diagnosed with a muscular tear of the left soleus muscle," Real Madrid said in a statement, adding that"his recovery will continue to be assessed." Spanish sports daily Marca said Ramos could be out for between two and three weeks.