tendon of Achilles


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tendon of Achilles

n. pl. tendons of Achilles
Achilles tendon.
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Noun1.tendon of Achilles - a large tendon that runs from the heel to the calftendon of Achilles - a large tendon that runs from the heel to the calf
sinew, tendon - a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
calf, sura - the muscular back part of the shank
heel - the back part of the human foot
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This bony structure has clear margins with adjacent to the tendon of Achilles. The shape and location was different from the os trigonum (2).
Doherty, "Spontaneous rupture of tendon of Achilles: a new clinical diagnostic test," The Journal of Trauma, vol.