tendon of Achilles

noun phrase

tendon of Achil·​les -ə-ˈki-lēz How to pronounce tendon of Achilles (audio)

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tendon of Achilles was circa 1885

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“Tendon of Achilles.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tendon%20of%20Achilles. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

tendon of Achilles

noun
tendon of Achil·​les -ə-ˈkil-ēz How to pronounce tendon of Achilles (audio)
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