Cutting the Achilles tendon. [Achilles (tendon) + G. tenon, tendon, + tome, a cutting]

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achil·lo·te·not·o·my (ə-kil″o-tə-notґə-me) [Achilles + Gr. tenōn tendon + tomē cut] surgical division of the Achilles tendon.

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