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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a large tendon that runs from the heel to the calf;
[syn: Achilles tendon, tendon of Achilles]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Achilles' tendon \A*chil"les' ten"don\, n. [L. Achillis tendo.] (Anat.) 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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Achilles tendon n 1: a large tendon that runs from the heel to the calf [syn: Achilles tendon, tendon of Achilles]