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Achilles jerk (s) (noun), Achilles jerks (pl)
A reflex action of the foot that jerks downward when the lower leg muscles contract; Achilles tendon reflex: It was interesting to read about the Achilles jerk relating to the plantar flection as a reaction to a punch on the large tendon that extends from the heel to the calf.
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