Definitions for tendonˈtɛn dən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tendon, sinew(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. tendon(Noun)

    A tough band of inelastic fibrous tissue that connects a muscle with its bony attachment.

  2. Origin: From tendon.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tendon(noun)

    a tough insensible cord, bundle, or band of fibrous connective tissue uniting a muscle with some other part; a sinew

Freebase

  1. Tendon

    A tendon is a tough band of fibrous connective tissue that usually connects muscle to bone and is capable of withstanding tension. Tendons are similar to ligaments and fasciae as they are all made of collagen except that ligaments join one bone to another bone, and fasciae connect muscles to other muscles. Tendons and muscles work together.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Guillermo Ameer:

    By saving the patient’s patellar tendon and using an off-the-shelf product, one may have a better chance of preserving the natural biomechanics of the knee.

  2. Sidney Rice:

    I had both shoulders repaired, torn labrums in both, microfracture on my right hip, torn ACL in my left knee, torn patella tendon in my right knee, so on and so forth.

  3. David Geier:

    Often, if they had taken steps when they started having soreness along the patella tendon or Achilles tendon, such as taking a few days off or seeing a doctor or physical therapist, they could have limited the issue before became a much larger and more challenging problem.

  4. David Teuscher:

    What has to happen is the tendon has to be reattached to the bone, typically we use non-absorbable or absorbable suture anchors into the humerus bone, and [that] ties the tendon back to the bone, but that won’t hold forever, it has to have a biologic process and undergo a strengthening period.


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