Definition of Achilles tendon noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Achilles tendon

 noun
noun
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(also Achilles) Internal anatomy, Body parts
 
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the tendon that connects the muscles at the back of the lower part of the leg to the heel See related entries: Internal anatomy, Body parts
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