See also: Achilles' heel
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From the Greek hero Achilles, whom according to legend his mother held by the heel when she dipped him in the River Styx, making him invulnerable everywhere except on his heel. He was later killed by an arrow wound to the heel.
- A vulnerability in an otherwise strong situation.
- (anatomy) The Achilles tendon, the tendo Achillis.
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vulnerability in an otherwise strong situation
Achilles tendon — see Achilles tendon