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Tendon

tendon
(Science: anatomy) A fibrous, strong, connective tissue that connects muscle to bone. The laceration of a tendon can result in the inability to flex or extend at a joint.
A cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment.A type of connective tissue consisting of collagen fibres that connects muscle fibres to the skeletal structure of an organism. These provide a strong connection between bone and muscle, providing structural stability and assisting movement.


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