soleal line

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so·le·al line

[TA]
a ridge that extends obliquely downward and medially across the back of the tibia from the fibular articular facet; it gives origin to the soleus muscle.

soleal line

A roughened diagonal line on the posterior surface of the upper quarter of the tibia. It descends from the back of the tibial tuberosity to the medial edge of the shaft of the tibia. Part of the soleus muscle originates from the soleal line.
See also: line
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