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tendon

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noun ten·don \ˈten-dən\

Medical Definition of tendon

  1. :  a tough cord or band of dense white fibrous connective tissue that unites a muscle with some other part, transmits the force which the muscle exerts, and is continuous with the connective-tissue epimysium and perimysium of the muscle and when inserted into a bone with the periosteum of the bone





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