Gastrocnemius muscle

What is Gastrocnemius muscle?

Gastrocnemius muscle meaning Muscle involved in moving the foot. Its main function is the plantar flexing the foot, flexing leg and supinating the foot.Other muscles involved in moving the foot are:Peroneus brevisPeroneus longusPeroneus teritusPlantarisSoleusTibialis anteriorTibialis posterior

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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