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Example sentences from the Web for Achilles tendon
Our visionary scientists have found the Achilles heel of yet another enemy of the State—the Superbug!
A second doctor suggested it might be possible to extend his Achilles tendon.
Adult actresses are prone to internal tears the way an athlete might be at risk for injuring a tendon.
Obama, extremely/quite confident: 32 percent Romney, extremely/quite confident: 19 percent That's the Achilles Heel, gang.
Alexander the Great fashioned himself after Achilles and very much identified with him.
This failure came as a bitter blow to the keen young soldier, who, after reading Homer, already imagined himself an Achilles.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Men who habitually exercise every muscle and tendon acquire that graceful carriage which belongs to the military gymnast.The Chequers|James Runciman
Hecuba invites Achilles and Archilochus to meet her in the temple of Apollo.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
Chiron would have made Achilles completely immortal but for the lack of the three drops of blood which you refuse me.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas
To Achilles, lamenting the death of Patroclus, she came with nectar and ambrosia, that his limbs might not grow faint with hunger.Greek Sculpture|Estelle M. Hurll
British Dictionary definitions for Achilles tendon
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Cultural definitions for Achilles tendon
A tendon connecting the heel bone with the calf muscle of the leg.