The most superficial muscle of the triceps surae group, in the posterior portion of the lower hindleg. [ https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0073040584 MP : 0013188 http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

definition
  • The most superficial muscle of the triceps surae group, in the posterior portion of the lower hindleg.
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8e/Gastrocnemius.png
external definition
  • The most superficial calf muscle in the posterior part of the leg. [TFD][VHOG]
function notes
  • involved in standing, walking, running and jumping
has exact synonym
  • m. gastrocnemius
  • m.gastrocnemius
  • gastrocnemius muscle
has related synonym
  • musculus gastrocnemius
homology notes
  • The most prominent ventral muscle of the shank is the gastrocnemius, the 'calf' muscle. In mammals, it has two heads, resulting from the fusion of two different phylogenetic predecessors.[well established][VHOG]
id
  • UBERON:0001388
taxon notes
  • In mammals this muscle has two heads[ISBN:0073040584]