Definition of Achilles' tendon

1. Noun. (Chiefly American English) (alternative form of Achilles tendon) ¹



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Medical Definition of Achilles' tendon

1. The strong tendon formed of the united tendons of the large muscles in the calf of the leg, an inserted into the bone of the heel; so called from the mythological account of Achilles being held by the heel when dipped in the River Styx. Origin: L. Achillis tendo. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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