Achilles bursa jerk (reflex) tendon

Achil·les bur·sa, jerk (reflex), tendon (ə-kilґēz) [Gr. Achilleus Greek hero, whose mother held him by the heel to dip him in the Styx] see bursa tendinis calcanei, triceps surae jerk, under jerk, and tendo calcaneus.

Medical dictionary. 2011.


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