Associations to the word «Tendon»


TENDON, noun. (anatomy) A tough band of inelastic fibrous tissue that connects a muscle with its bony attachment.
TENDON OF ACHILLES, noun. Alternative form of Achilles tendon

Dictionary definition

TENDON, noun. A cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment.

Wise words

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