Medical and Surgical Eponyms
We have compiled an extensive list of over 10,000 medical and surgical eponyms. Please note that the correct definition of a medical eponym is a person for which a medical term or phase is named (not the medical term as is commonly used)
Achilles reflex (jerk)
Contraction of calf muscles when Achilles tendon is percussed; considered to be a deep tendon reflex.