calf muscle

calf muscle
Physiology & Hygiene
Animal Husbandry

English-Tamil dictionary. 2014.

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  • Calf muscle — Infobox Muscle Name = PAGENAME Latin = sura GraySubject = 129 GrayPage = 482 Caption = Side view of leg musculature. Caption2 = Human calf Origin = Insertion = Blood = posterior tibial artery Nerve = tibial nerve Action = plantarflexion… …   Wikipedia

  • Muscle contraction — See also: Twitch and Tremor Top down view of skeletal muscle Muscle fiber generates tension through the action of actin and myosin cross bridge cycling. While under tension, the muscle may lengthen, shorten, or …   Wikipedia

  • Muscle — is the tissue of the body which primarily functions as a source of power. There are three types of muscle in the body. Muscle which is responsible for moving extremities and external areas of the body is called "skeletal muscle." Heart… …   Medical dictionary

  • Calf raises — is an exercise in weight training. This exercise primarily works the muscles of the lower leg otherwise known as the calf. The muscles of the calf are called the gastrocnemius and soleus, making up the upper and lower calf muscles. Calf raises… …   Wikipedia

  • Calf — For the back of the leg, see Calf (anatomy). For other uses, see Calf (disambiguation). A calf in the New Forest, England Calves (   …   Wikipedia

  • muscle disease — ▪ pathology Introduction       any of the diseases and disorders that affect the human muscle system (muscle system, human). Diseases and disorders that result from direct abnormalities of the muscles are called primary muscle diseases; those… …   Universalium

  • muscle system, human — Introduction   the muscles of the human body that work the skeletal system (skeletal system, human), that are under voluntary control, and that are concerned with movement, posture, and balance. Broadly considered, human muscle like the muscles… …   Universalium

  • Calf — The belly or fleshy hind part of the leg below the knee. The calf is made up mainly of the gastrocnemius muscle (which comes from the Greek gastroknemia meaning calf of the leg, from gaster (gastr ), belly, + kneme, leg). The word calf comes… …   Medical dictionary

  • muscle — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ hard, powerful, strong ▪ taut, tense, tight ▪ relaxed ▪ smooth …   Collocations dictionary

  • muscle —    I o, i o huki, olonā, oloolonā, makela; a a (small); kāhā po ohiwi (on shoulder blade); lolokū (on back of head); uala (of upper arm); ulu (in calf of leg) …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Gastrocnemius muscle — Lateral aspect of right leg …   Wikipedia

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