The Achilles tendon is a tendon of the posterior leg. It serves to attach the plantaris, gastrocnemius (calf) and soleus muscles to the calcaneus (heel) bone. [ ]

Synonyms: tendo calcaneus calcaneal tendon Achilles tendon Achilles' tendon Achille's tendon tendo Achillis

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external ontology notes

in FMA this is a ligament, and part of the muscle

function notes

bipedalism, running



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reduced in non-human primates