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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to the gastrocnemius; forming a part of the calf of the leg.


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  • Tie the dorsal and two planter arteries; round off the extremity of the flap before bringing it into position; and take special care during the cure, to have the gastrocnemial muscles completely relaxed, by keeping the foot

    An Epitome of Practical Surgery, for Field and Hospital.


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