Synonyms for achilles tendon |

Synonyms and antonyms for achilles tendon

1. tendon (n.)

a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment


2. Achilles (n.)

a mythical Greek hero of the Iliad; a foremost Greek warrior at the siege of Troy; when he was a baby his mother tried to make him immortal by bathing him in a magical river but the heel by which she held him remained vulnerable--his `Achilles' heel'


3. Achilles' heel (n.)

a seemingly small but actual mortal weakness

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