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1) Achilles' tendon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...When the musculature contracts, the pull on the Achilles' tendon elevates the heel in the springy motion essential to running and jumping. Since the effect is to...

2) Achilles. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greek mythology, foremost Greek hero of the Trojan War, son of Peleus and Thetis. He was a formidable warrior, possessing fierce and uncontrollable anger. Thetis,...

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