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I damaged my Achilles tendon, so I can't run.
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Meaning of "Achilles tendon" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ACHILLES TENDON

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ACHILLES TENDON

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Achilles tendon is a noun.
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WHAT DOES ACHILLES TENDON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Achilles tendon

Achilles tendon

The Achilles tendon, also known as the calcaneal tendon or the tendo calcanei, is a tendon of the posterior leg. It serves to attach the plantaris, gastrocnemius and soleus muscles to the calcaneus bone.

Definition of Achilles tendon in the English dictionary

The definition of Achilles tendon in the dictionary is the fibrous cord that connects the muscles of the calf to the heelbone.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ACHILLES TENDON

Achill Island
achillea
Achillean
Achilles
Achilles heel
achimenes
achiness
aching
achingly
achiote
achiral
Achitophel

WORDS THAT END LIKE ACHILLES TENDON

abandon
clarendon
East London
Greater London
London
Outer London
Sarandon
sindon
Swindon
tendon
Tower of London

Synonyms and antonyms of Achilles tendon in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Achilles tendon» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ACHILLES TENDON

Find out the translation of Achilles tendon to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Achilles tendon from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Achilles tendon» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

跟腱
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tendón de Aquiles
570 millions of speakers

English

Achilles tendon
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्नायुजाल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

وتر العرقوب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ахиллова сухожилия
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tendão de Aquiles
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অ্যাকিলিস কনডন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tendon d´Achille
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tendon Achilles
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Achillessehne
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アキレス腱
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

아킬레스 건
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Achilles tendon
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

gân Achilles
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குதிகால் தசைநார்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अकिलिस कंडरा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Aşil tendonu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tendine di Achille
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ścięgna Achillesa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ахіллового сухожилля
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

tendonul lui Ahile
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αχίλλειο τένοντα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hakskeensening
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hälsenan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

akillessene
5 millions of speakers

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Achilles tendon

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Jason Isaacs
I damaged my Achilles tendon, so I can't run.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ACHILLES TENDON»

Discover the use of Achilles tendon in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Achilles tendon and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Achilles Tendon: Treatment and Rehabilitation
This techniques-oriented text is a comprehensive guide to managing Achilles tendon problems.
James A. Nunley, 2008
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The Achilles Tendon
The Achilles Tendon provides a learned practical well-referenced approach to the various manifestations of achilles tendinopathy, giving illustrated details of management of the conditions depicted.
Nicola Maffulli, Louis Almekinders, 2007
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Minimally Invasive Surgery for Achilles Tendon Disorders in ...
Describing the techniques and, importantly, the indications for minimally invasive procedures for the management of achilles tendon ailments, this book explains the management of various conditions and how they can be approached using ...
Nicola Maffuli, Mark Easley, 2012
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Achilles Tendon
"Minimal Incision Techniques for Acute Achilles Repair, ? "Rehabilitation of the Achilles Tendon, ? "Tendon Transfers for Achilles Reconstruction, ? "Management of Chronic Achilles Deficiency, ? "Complications of Achilles Tendon Surgery, ?
G. Andrew Murphy, 2009
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Tendon Injuries: Basic Science and Clinical Medicine
If, however, the pressure remains at around 100mmHg, an Achilles tendon rupture may be diagnosed. The opposite leg may be used as a control for comparison purposes [74]. Plain Radiography Von Saar in 1914 and Karger in 1939 reported ...
Nicola Maffulli, Per Renstrom, Wayne B. Leadbetter, 2005
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Minimally Invasive Surgery in Orthopedics
Giles R. Scuderi, Alfred J. Tria. Chapter 52 Percutaneous Z Tendon Achilles Lengthening Bradley M. Lamm and Dror Paley Achilles tendon lengthening is a delicate procedure whereby the risk of over lengthening (creating calcaneus), rupture, ...
Giles R. Scuderi, Alfred J. Tria, 2009
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Surgical Reconstruction of the Diabetic Foot and Ankle
The Achilles tendon has been implicated as a major deforming force for foot pathology encountered in the diabetic patient. Specifically, a limitation of ankle joint dorsiflexion because of a contracture of the Achilles tendon is thought to be the ...
Thomas Zgonis, 2009
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Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient3: ...
Ma GW, Griffith TG: Percutaneous repair of acute closed ruptured Achilles tendon : A new technique. Clin Orthop 128:247, 1977. Wong J, Varrass V, Maffulli N: Quantitative review of operative and non-operative management of Achilles tendon ...
‎2013
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Bone and Joint Disorders
The anatomy of the Achilles tendon is sharply defined on a lateral projection of the ankle due to a triangular fat pad anterior to it (Kager's triangle). The normal diameter of the Achilles tendon is 9 mm or less. Any cause of tendinitis, edema, ...
Francis A. Burgener, Martti Kormano, 2011
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Establishment and Validation of a Rat Achilles Tendon ...
This is suggestive that the underlying biological response is more reparative than inflammatory. Biochemical testing revealed that the tendons had increased levels of glycosaminoglycans but no increase in collagen content.
Mark Glazebrook, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ACHILLES TENDON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Achilles tendon is used in the context of the following news items.
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Feeling a little tendon
Just as I am making progress along the road to fitness, my old Achilles tendon injury has flared again, threatening to trip me up. «Otago Daily Times, Jul 15»
2
Sending Joe Johnson to Cavs could save $60M for Nets
... possible 394 games over the past five years, including just 26 a year ago before being lost for the season with a ruptured left Achilles tendon. «New York Post, Jul 15»
3
Lautenslager brothers collect silver medals at North Island cross …
He soaked his sore Achilles tendon in the frigid salt water off Tahunanui Beach every day for five days, limped around Garin College between ... «The Nelson Mail, Jul 15»
4
Ivo Karlovic issues a Wimbledon warning to Andy Murray
... had to battle off a bout of viral meningitis in 2103 that left him unable to remember his name, as well as a serious Achilles tendon problem. «Daily Star, Jul 15»
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Kobe Bryant confirms final season with Lakers
Bryant suffered a torn Achilles tendon in April of 2013 to end his season, but signed a two-year contract extension worth $US48.5 million ... «TVNZ, Jul 15»
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Roughriders juggling slew of injuries ahead of game against …
Durant, who suffered a season-ending elbow injury in Week 11 of the 2014 season, ruptured the Achilles tendon in his left foot against ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
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Essendon, North Melbourne to swing the axe, Sydney welcomes …
Daniel Wells (Achilles tendon) indefinite. ON THE BLOCK: Suspect Brad Scott spent much of Saturday afternoon wiping names off his magnet ... «Herald Sun, Jul 15»
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Haynes battles pain for 2nd title
Not only did she have to contend with her condition, but she also had gastric issues and a sore Achilles tendon two days before the race. «The Straits Times, Jul 15»
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Locos announce postponement dates
An MRI showed a strain of his calf muscle but no injury to his Achilles tendon. Cabrera is hitting .350 with 15 homers and 54 RBIs. «Lima Ohio, Jul 15»
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NBA free-agent tracker: Lakers sign Lou Williams to deal
Matthews is coming off a ruptured left Achilles tendon sustained in a game against the Mavericks in March. It is unclear if he will be ready to ... «Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Achilles tendon [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/achilles-tendon>. May 2020 ».
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