What does Achilles' tendon mean?

Achilles' tendon meaning in General Dictionary

The strong tendon formed of united tendons of the big muscle tissue into the calf of knee, a placed into the bone tissue of the heel; -- so called from the mythological account of Achilles becoming held by the heel when dipped in the River Styx.


Achilles' tendon meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The strong tendon formed regarding the united muscles of the huge muscle tissue in the calf of this leg, an inserted to the bone associated with the heel; -- so-called from the mythological account of Achilles becoming held by the heel whenever dipped in River Styx.