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1. Achilles'_heel

noun. a seemingly small but actual mortal weakness.

Synonyms

  • weak spot
  • soft spot

Antonyms

  • strength

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Rhymes with Achilles Tendon

  • mclendon
  • crittenden
  • brendon
  • brenden
  • brendan
  • mendan
  • denden

How do you pronounce achilles tendon?

Pronounce achilles tendon as əˈkɪliz ˈtɛndən.

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2. tendon

noun. ['ˈtɛndən'] a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment.

Synonyms

  • musculature
  • sinew
  • hamstring
  • Achilles tendon
  • muscle system
  • collagen
  • connective tissue
  • tendon of Achilles
  • muscular structure

Etymology

  • tendon (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

Sentences with achilles-tendon


1. Noun Phrase
The gastrocnemius runs from the upper portions of your lower leg bones down to the achilles tendon that attaches to the ankle bone.

2. Noun Phrase
The achilles tendon runs along the back of the ankle and calf and is the one most prone to injury.

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