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Introduction: Tendon

Description 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)

Tendon: Related Topics

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Tendon as an Organ

Tendon (organ): See Tendon (organ information).

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Broader terms for Tendon

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Tendon

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WordNet 2.1

Source: WordNet 2.1

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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