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Organs » Tendon


Descriptions of Tendon

Tendon: a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
Source: WordNet 2.1

Tendon : fibrous cord by which a muscle is attached.
Source: CRISP

Tendon : Fibrous bands or cords of CONNECTIVE TISSUE at the ends of MUSCLE FIBERS that serve to attach the MUSCLES to bones and other structures.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Summary Information: Tendon

Condition count: 6 ; see list below.

Organ subtypes: achilles tendon (1)

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Tendon: Related Topics

Diseases List for Tendon:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Tendon' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:




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