New Latin gastrocnēmiusfrom Greek gastroknēmiācalf of the leggastro-belly (from its bellylike shape)gastro–knēmēleg
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Gastrocnemius Sentence Examples
This portion, morphologically the original, was named the " accessory semitendinosus " with the symbol Y; the other portion descends on the hinder aspect of the leg and joins the fascia of the inner femoral head of the gastrocnemius muscle.
When you exercise your calves, you are conditioning two muscles, the gastrocnemius and the soleus.