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Related to tendo calcaneus: Achilles tendon
tendon; used in anatomic nomenclature.
tendo Achil´lis (tendo calca´neus) Achilles tendon.
the thick tendon of insertion of the triceps surae (gastrocnemius and soleus) into the tuberosity of the calcaneus.
ten·do cal·ca·ne·us(ten'dō kal-kā'nē-ŭs) [TA]
Achilles,mythical Greek warrior who was vulnerable only in the heel.
Achilles bursa - bursa between the tendo calcaneus and the upper part of the posterior surface of the calcaneum. Synonym(s): bursa of tendo calcaneus
Achilles reflex - a contraction of the calf muscles when the tendo calcaneus is sharply struck. Synonym(s): ankle jerk; ankle reflex; tendo Achillis reflex; triceps surae reflex
Achilles tendon - the tendon of insertion of the triceps surae (gastrocnemius and soleus) into the tuberosity of the calcaneus. Synonym(s): tendo calcaneus