achillotomy

achillotomy

(ăk′ĭl-ŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical division of the Achilles tendon.

ach·il·lot·o·my

(ak'il-ot'ŏ-mē)
Division of the tendo calcaneus.
[Achilles (tendon) + G. tomē, incision]

achillotomy

(a-kil-ot'o-me) [ Achilles + -tomy]
Division of the Achilles tendon, e.g., surgically or traumatically. Synonym: achillotenotomy
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