Definitions for "Achilles tendon"
A tendon formed by the union of two muscles,the gastrocnemius and the soleus, which join in the mid-calf area and are known as the gastroc-soleal complex.
The tendon at the back of the heel connecting the calf muscles to the heel bone.
The large tendon that connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. It is prone to inflammation and tearing when exercising incorrectly or your warm up and stretching is not done adequately before exercising.