Soleus Muscle

Soleus Muscle The structure indicated is the soleus muscle of the leg. The soleus is a muscle of the posterior compartment of the leg.The muscles in the posterior compartment of the leg are separated into a superficial group and a deep group. The superficial group consists of the following leg muscles: Gastrocnemius Plantaris Soleus The deep group consists of the following leg muscles: Popliteus Flexor hallucis longus Flexor digitorum longus Tibialis posterior The soleus muscle lies deep to the gastrocnemius and is large and flat in shape running the length of the leg from the knee to the heel, closely …

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