Pronunciation: (gas"trok-nē'mē-us, gas"tru-nē'-), [key]
—pl. -mi•iPronunciation: (-mē-ī"). [key] Anat.
the largest muscle in the calf of the leg, the action of which extends the foot, raises the heel, and assists in bending the knee.
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