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


  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


  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.

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