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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.]
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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]
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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)]
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ten·don

(tĕn′dən)
A band of tough fibrous tissue that connects a muscle to a bone.
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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
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Translations
طُنْب، وَتَروَتَر
tendó
šlacha
sene
jänne
tetiva
ín
sin
힘줄
sausgyslė
cīpsla
sena
เส้นเอ็นที่ยึดกล้ามเนื้อและกระดูก
kiriştendon
gân

tendon

[ˈtendən] Ntendón m
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tendon

[ˈtɛndən] ntendon m
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tendon

nSehne f
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tendon

[ˈtɛndən] ntendine m
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tendon

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

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

n tendón m; Achilles — tendón de Aquiles
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"He had a bowed tendon at three and I thought that was the last of him," explained the trainer.
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.