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Henry Gray (1825–1861).  Anatomy of the Human Body.  1918.
 
fibula. Above, where it covers the Popliteus, it is thick and dense, and receives an expansion from the tendon of the Semimembranosus; it is thinner in the middle of the leg; but below, where it covers the tendons passing behind the malleoli, it is thickened and continuous with the laciniate ligament.


FIG. 438– Muscles of the back of the leg. Superficial layer. (See enlarged image)



FIG. 439– Muscles of the back of the leg. Deep layer. (See enlarged image)

  The Popliteus is a thin, flat, triangular muscle, which forms the lower part of

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