Achilles tendon

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Achilles tendon

the fibrous cord that connects the muscles of the calf to the heelbone

Achilles tendon

[ə′kil·ēz ′ten·dən]
(anatomy)
The tendon formed by union of the tendons of the calf muscles, the soleus and gastrocnemius, and inserted into the heel bone.
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Repair of chronic complete traumatic rupture of the common calcaneal tendon in a dog, using a fascia lata graft- case report and literature review.
Common calcaneal tendon (CCT) injuries may be partial or complete and may involve any combination of the three tendons that make up the CCT.
Bonnel and Cruess observed a forked tendon inserted on the medial and lateral aspects of the calcaneum (19) whereas Barberini et al, reported the tendon to be inserted on medial to the calcaneal tendon.