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achilles jerk

A·chil·les jerk
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kil-eez jurk]
    • /əˈkɪl iz dʒɜrk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kil-eez jurk]
    • /əˈkɪl iz dʒɜrk/

Definition of achilles jerk words

  • noun achilles jerk a downward reflex action of the foot when the Achilles tendon is tapped, caused by contraction of the calf muscles. 1

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achilles jerk popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 74% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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