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GASTROCNEMIO

English translation: gastrocnemius

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Spanish term or phrase:gastrocnemio
English translation:gastrocnemius
Entered by: xxxOso
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04:54 Feb 17, 2005
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
Spanish term or phrase: GASTROCNEMIO
This is a muscle. i believe it is on the leg, though I'm not sure. thanks!
Thomas Whitney
Local time: 13:47
Gastrocnemius
Explanation:
Good luck from Oso ¶:^)

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Un ejemplo:

gastrocnemius muscle -- Encyclopædia Britannica
gastrocnemius muscle large posterior muscle of the calf of the leg. It originates at the back of the femur (thighbone) and patella (kneecap) and, ...
www.britannica.com/eb/article?tocId=9036172

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gas·troc·ne·mi·us
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural gas·troc·ne·mii /-mE-\"I/
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek gastroknEmE calf of the leg, from gastr- + knEmE shank -- more at HAM
: the largest and most superficial muscle of the calf of the leg arising by two heads from the condyles of the femur and attaching to a tendon that becomes part of the Achilles tendon
Merriam-Webster\'s Dictionary©
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Gastrocnemius


Explanation:
Good luck from Oso ¶:^)

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Note added at 2005-02-17 04:57:21 (GMT)
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Un ejemplo:

gastrocnemius muscle -- Encyclopædia Britannica
gastrocnemius muscle large posterior muscle of the calf of the leg. It originates at the back of the femur (thighbone) and patella (kneecap) and, ...
www.britannica.com/eb/article?tocId=9036172

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Note added at 2005-02-17 04:58:45 (GMT)
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gas·troc·ne·mi·us
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural gas·troc·ne·mii /-mE-\"I/
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek gastroknEmE calf of the leg, from gastr- + knEmE shank -- more at HAM
: the largest and most superficial muscle of the calf of the leg arising by two heads from the condyles of the femur and attaching to a tendon that becomes part of the Achilles tendon
Merriam-Webster\'s Dictionary©

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agree  Adriana de Groote
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