Tendon

==Structure== Histologically, tendons consist of dense regular connective tissue fascicles encased in dense irregular connective tissue sheaths. Normal healthy tendons are composed mostly of parallel arrays of collagen fibers closely packed together. The dry mass of normal tendons, which makes up about 30% of their total mass, is composed of about...
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Tendon

• (n.) A tough insensible cord, bundle, or band of fibrous connective tissue uniting a muscle with some other part; a sinew.
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tendon

<anatomy> A fibrous, strong, connective tissue that connects muscle to bone. The laceration of a tendon can result in the inability to flex or extend at a joint. ... (13 Jan 1998) ...
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tendon

(ten;dun) A band of dense regular connective tissue that attaches muscle to bone.
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tendon

(ten┬┤dәn) a cord or band of strong white fibrous tissue that connects a muscle to a bone. When the muscle contracts it pulls on the tendon, which moves the bone. Tendons are extremely tough and are seldom torn, even when an injury is severe enough to break a bone or tear a muscle. One of the most prominent t...
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tendon

sinew noun a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
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Tendon

[meal] Tendon (particularly beef tendon) is used as a food in some Asian cuisines (often served at Yum Cha or Dim Sum restaurants). One popular dish is Suan Bao Niu Jin, where the tendon is marinated in garlic. ...
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Tendon

Ten'don noun [ French, from Latin tendere to stretch, extend. See Tend to move.] (Anat.) A tough insensible cord, bundle, or band of fibrous connective tissue uniting a muscle with some other part; a sinew. Tendon reflex (Physiol.) , a kind of reflex act in whic...
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Tendon

A band of fibrous tissue which attaches a muscle to a bone.
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Tendon

A band or cord of strong, fibrous tissue that connects muscle to the bone.
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Tendon

A band or cord of strong, fibrous tissue that connects muscle to the bone.
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Tendon

A band or cord of strong, fibrous tissue that connects muscles to bone.
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Tendon

A band or cord of strong, fibrous tissue that connects muscle to the bone.
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tendon

A fibrous band or cord of white connective tissue at the ends of muscle fibers that serves to attach a muscle to a bone and other structure. A tendon consists almost entirely of parallel collagen fibers, with accompanying cells (tentocytes). Some tendons are partially or completely covered in a prot...
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Tendon

A fibrous tissue that connects muscles and bones
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Tendon

a flexible, non-elastic tissue that connects muscle to bone. The Achilles tendon is the large connector from the heel bone into the calf muscle.
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Tendon

A tendon is a connective tissue that joins muscles to bone in vertebrates.
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Tendon

A tendon is a structure in the body that connects muscle to bone. As the muscle contracts, it pulls on the tendon, which moves the bone. Tendons are made mostly of collagen. Inflammation of a tendon is called tendinitis. Tendons can tear or rupture if they are pulled too hard by the muscle or if they degenerate.
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Tendon

A tendon is a tough cord of fibrous tissue that connects muscles to bones. The tendon is composed of parallel collagen fibers that are non-elastic and transmit force generating from a muscle to enable body movement. Pain may develop at a tendon from inflammation due to chronic overuse or injury. Due to their limited blood supply, injured tendons he...
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Tendon

A tendon is a tough cord of tissue which connects muscle to bone.
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Tendon

a tough band of fibrous tissue that connects bones to muscles and other tissues
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Tendon

A tough cord of fibrous tissue attaching a muscle to a bone
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tendon

Fibrous band joining muscle to bone.
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Tendon

Fibrous connective tissue serving for the attachment of muscles to bones and other parts. Syn. - sinew.
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tendon

Fibrous tissue that attaches muscle to bone.
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