Achilles tendon

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Synonyms for Achilles tendon

a large tendon that runs from the heel to the calf

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Therefore, Agamemnon, though you be strong, take not this girl away, for the sons of the Achaeans have already given her to Achilles; and you, Achilles, strive not further with the king, for no man who by the grace of Jove wields a sceptre has like honour with Agamemnon.
But Agamemnon did not forget the threat that he had made Achilles, and called his trusty messengers and squires Talthybius and Eurybates.
They found Achilles sitting by his tent and his ships, and ill-pleased he was when he beheld them.
Then Achilles went all alone by the side of the hoar sea, weeping and looking out upon the boundless waste of waters.
But Achilles abode at his ships and nursed his anger.
I believe, therefore, that you have been promising her to give glory to Achilles, and to kill much people at the ships of the Achaeans.
Objective: To investigate the value of Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse elastography and its application in Achilles tendon elasticity of intermittent claudication due to lower extremity arterial ischaemia.
It is anticipated that a Pre-Qualification process will take place through the Achilles Utilities Database (UVDB).
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 7, 2017-MiMedx to launch investigational new drug Achilles Tendonitis Phase 3 clinical trial
Achilles tendon injury is particularly detrimental to ballet dancers.
Pattern of Fascicular Involvement in Midportion Achilles Tendinopathy at Ultrasound.
This case study is about the quest of the palace of ancient Phthia, the homeland of king Peleus and his son, prince Achilles.
I'm 56 years old, 5' 9", 174 lbs, and I have a sore left Achilles tendon.
In this article I examine the complex role of magic in Achilles Tatius' Leucippe and Clitophon and argue that Achilles discredits magic as supernaturally powerful by depicting magical practices as ineffectual, resulting in unintended consequences, or as the basis for dramatic, narrative, or rhetorical manipulation and deception.
Insertional Achilles tendinosis is a common chronic overuse injury in both athletes and nonathletes alike.