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soleus

[ soh-lee-uhs ]
/ 藞so蕣 li 蓹s /
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noun, plural so路le路i [soh-lee-ahy], /藞so蕣 li藢a瑟/, so路le路us路es.
a muscle in the calf of the leg, behind the gastrocnemius muscle, that helps extend the foot forward.

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Origin of soleus

1670鈥80; <New Latin, masculine derivative of Latin solea sandal; see sole2
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