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ten·don

 (tĕn′dən)
n.
A band of tough, inelastic fibrous tissue that connects a muscle with its bony attachment.

[Medieval Latin tendō, tendōn-, alteration (influenced by Latin tendere, to stretch) of Greek tenōn; see ten- in Indo-European roots.]

tendon

(ˈtɛndən)
n
(Anatomy) a cord or band of white inelastic collagenous tissue that attaches a muscle to a bone or some other part; sinew
[C16: from Medieval Latin tendō, from Latin tendere to stretch; related to Greek tenōn sinew]

ten•don

(ˈtɛn dən)

n.
a cord or band of dense, tough, inelastic, white, fibrous tissue, serving to connect a muscle with a bone or part; sinew.
[1535–45; < Medieval Latin tendōn-, s. of tendō < Greek ténōn sinew (sp. with -d- by association with Latin tendere to stretch)]

ten·don

(tĕn′dən)
A band of tough fibrous tissue that connects a muscle to a bone.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tendon - a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachmenttendon - a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
connective tissue - tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments
collagen - a fibrous scleroprotein in bone and cartilage and tendon and other connective tissue; yields gelatin on boiling
muscle system, muscular structure, musculature - the muscular system of an organism
hamstring, hamstring tendon - one of the tendons at the back of the knee
Achilles tendon, tendon of Achilles - a large tendon that runs from the heel to the calf
Translations
طُنْب، وَتَروَتَر
tendó
šlacha
sene
jänne
tetiva
ín
sin
힘줄
sausgyslė
cīpsla
sena
เส้นเอ็นที่ยึดกล้ามเนื้อและกระดูก
kiriştendon
gân

tendon

[ˈtendən] Ntendón m

tendon

[ˈtɛndən] ntendon m

tendon

nSehne f

tendon

[ˈtɛndən] ntendine m

tendon

(ˈtendən) noun
a strong cord joining a muscle to a bone etc. He has damaged a tendon in his leg.

tendon

وَتَر šlacha sene Sehne τένοντας tendón jänne tendon tetiva tendine 힘줄 pees sene ścięgno tendão сухожилие sena เส้นเอ็นที่ยึดกล้ามเนื้อและกระดูก kiriş gân

ten·don

n. tendón, tejido fibroso que sirve de unión a los músculos y los huesos y a otras partes;
deep ___ reflexesreflejos profundos de los ___ -es;
___ jerktirón tendinoso;
___ reflexreflejo tendinoso.

tendon

n tendón m; Achilles — tendón de Aquiles
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A bowed tendon restricted Agnes Tachyon's racing career to just four starts, which was capped by victories in the Group 2 Hochi Hai Yayoi Sho and Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2,000 Guineas).
He had a bowed tendon at three and I thought that was the last of him," explained the trainer.
The Pacific Classic also suffered a scratch Friday when Richard Mandella reported Kudos came out of a Thursday-morning workout with a bowed tendon in his right foreleg.
Star performance Coljon, who won as if he is capable of going on to better things despite a bowed tendon that kept him off for two years Brrrr The arctic conditions extended to the press room which had no heating.
Track officials said High Gun Ryder reinjured a bowed tendon in his left foreleg.