achillotomy ach·il·lot·o·my (āk’ĭl-ŏt’ə-mē)
Surgical division of the Achilles tendon. Also called achillotenotomy.
. Historical Examples Achimaas, in Nephthali: he also had Basemath, the daughter of Solomon, to wife. The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various And Achimaas crying out, said to the king: God save thee, O king. The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various And the watchman said: The running of the foremost seemeth to me like the running of […]
. Historical Examples David receiveth holy bread of Achimelech, the priest: and feigneth himself mad before Achis, king of Geth. The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various And the king said: Dying thou shalt die, Achimelech, thou and all thy father’s house. The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various And David said to Achimelech: Hast thou here at hand […]
any of several tropical American herbs of the genus Achimenes, cultivated for their showy, tubular flowers. Historical Examples achimenes are stove bulbs and cannot be grown without a sufficiency of heat. The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots, 16th Edition Sutton and Sons Trevirana or achimenes, and Columnea, are removed to Gesneriace. […]
. Historical Examples He said that in the interior the Dutch were still fighting the Achinese. My Life in Many States and in Foreign Lands George Francis Train A rich mine of copper is worked at Mukki near Labuan-haji, by the Achinese. The History of Sumatra William Marsden The Achinese in the meantime fitted their […]