Achilles bursa

[ ə-kĭlēz ]

n.

The bursa between the Achilles tendon and the upper part of the posterior surface of the calcaneus.

Nearby words

  1. amphoteric,
  2. amphotericin,
  3. amphotericin b,
  4. amphoterism,
  5. amphotropic virus,
  6. ample,
  7. amplexicaul,
  8. amplexifoliate,
  9. amplexus,
  10. ampliate


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