tendon of Achilles

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tendon of Achil·les \-ə-ˈki-lēz\

Definition of tendon of Achilles

Circa 1885

First Known Use of tendon of achilles

circa 1885


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tendon of Achilles

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noun tendon of Achil·les \-ə-ˈkil-ēz\

Medical Definition of tendon of Achilles


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