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tendon

(ten′dŏn )

[L. tendo, tendon]
Fibrous connective tissue serving for the attachment of muscles to bones and other parts.
SYN: SEE: sinew; SEE: tendo


FLEXOR TENDONS OF THE WRIST

Achilles tendon

SEE: Achilles tendon

annular tendon

SEE: Annulus of Zinn.

calcaneal tendon

SEE: Achilles tendon.

central tendon

central tendon of diaphragm The central portion of the diaphragm, consisting of a flat aponeurosis into which the muscle fibers of the diaphragm are inserted.

conjoined tendon

A single tendon that is connected to the ends of two different muscles.
SYN: SEE: conjoint tendon

conjoint tendon

SEE: Conjoined tendon.

hamstring tendon

SEE: Hamstring (1).

heel tendon

SEE: Achilles tendon.

tendon of Todaro

A bundle of collagen fibers of variable thickness that connects the wall of the right atrium and the valve of the inferior vena cava.

tendon of Zinn

SEE: Zinn, Johann

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Tendon." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747444/all/tendon.
Tendon. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747444/all/tendon. Accessed June 18, 2019.
Tendon. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747444/all/tendon
Tendon [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 18]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747444/all/tendon.
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