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soleus

[′sō·lē·əs]
(anatomy)
A flat muscle of the calf; origin is the fibula, popliteal fascia, and tibia, and insertion is the calcaneus; plantarflexes the foot.
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The weight of gastrocnemius and soleus muscles also recorded and showed no difference between treatment (LI, MI, HI) and control (Figure 4b).
In relation to the soleus muscle, there was a significant increase in the fibers of all the trained groups (ATS, ATT, RTW, and RTC) in relation to group C (p>0.01).
Despite no difference in EDL morphology, the soleus muscle displayed atrophy after the long RET protocol.
The TPTT was found significantly longer in isolated soleus muscle but not in EDL muscle of diabetic group.
The wet weight of excised EDL and soleus muscles was measured and was not significantly different between groups (Figure 2(d)).
(e) Representative images of immunofluorescence staining of soleus muscles in Con and hindlimb unloading (3, 7, and 14 days) group using anti-laminin (red) antibody.
Three to four hours later (i.e., 1400-1500 hours), the mice were sacrificed by decapitation 20 min after insulin injection, and then soleus muscles were collected.
Serial transverse 10 [micro]m thick sections of soleus muscles were cut in a cryostat cooled to -20[degrees] C and stained with hematoxylin and eosin.
Capillary density in soleus muscle of control and diabetic group were 17.45 [+ or -] 0.92 and 26.15 [+ or -] 1.37/[mm.sup.2], respectively (P < 0.05).
INTRODUCTION: The soleus muscle arises primarily by two heads, which are united by a tendinous arch.
At the end of each acute experiment (7 weeks after the initial nerve crush on day 5 of the age), the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles on both sides were dissected out and weighted separately.