Definitions for "Gastrocnemius"
Keywords:  calf, kneme, gaster, plantar, femur
The muscle which makes the greater part of the calf of the leg.
The large muscle, posterior to the upper part of the tibia, attached at its upper end to the femur, and merging at its lower end into the tendon of Achilles (the 'hamstring').
Greek gaster = belly, and kneme = leg, hence, the bulging muscle of the calf.