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Popliteal line

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soleal line
A ridge which extends obliquely downward and medially across the back of the tibia from the fibular articular facet; it gives origin to the soleus muscle.
Synonym: linea musculi solei, line for soleus muscle, linea poplitea, popliteal line.


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