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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Achilles_tendon

The Achilles tendon or heel cord, also known as the calcaneal tendon (Latin: Tendo calcaneus) ... The name thus also refers to the particularly disabling and painful effect of an injury to this tendon. The Achilles tendon is also known as the  ...

www.anklefootmd.com/why-is-it-called-your-achilles-tendon

Apr 27, 2015 ... According to the story, Achilles was born to Peleus and Thetis. Achilles was raised by his mother, Thetis, who wanted to keep him safe for all ...

www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/picture-of-the-achilles-tendon

Feb 26, 2017 ... WebMD's Achilles Tendon Anatomy Page provides a detailed image and description of its function as well as conditions that affect the achilles ...

www.britannica.com/science/Achilles-tendon

Achilles tendon, also called calcaneal tendon, strong tendon at the back of the heel that connects the calf muscles to the heel. The tendon is formed from the ...

achillestendon.com/achilles

Achilles: Mythical Hero and Real Tendon Achilles Tendon ... According to ancient Greek mythology, Achilles was the Greek hero and greatest warrior of the ...

english.stackexchange.com/questions/234157/why-is-the-tendon-named-after-achilles

Mar 17, 2015 ... The legend about Achilles heel is at the origin of the expression Achilles tendon: Achilles tendon: or heel cord, also known as the calcaneal ...

www.innerbody.com/image_musbov/musc23.html

The calcaneal (or Achilles) tendon is the thickest and strongest in the human body and is about 15 ... The Achilles tendon gets its common name from the Greek .

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1888379

Achilles. The Man, the Myth, the Tendon. Christopher C Lee, MD, Resident and Richard L ... Lister, for all his contributions to asepsis, had not been born yet.

www.healthline.com/health/achilles-tendinitis

Jun 8, 2017 ... The Achilles tendon attaches your calf muscles to your heel bone, or calcaneus. You use this tendon to jump, walk, run, and stand on the balls ...