su·ral re·gion [TA]
the muscular swelling of the back of the leg below the knee, formed chiefly by the bellies of the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
su·ral re·gion (sūr'ăl rē'jŭn) [TA]
The muscular swelling of the back of the leg below the knee, formed chiefly by the bellies of the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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