Definición de tendon en inglés:

tendon

Saltos de línea: ten¦don
Pronunciación: /ˈtɛndən
 
/

sustantivo

1A flexible but inelastic cord of strong fibrous collagen tissue attaching a muscle to a bone.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A physical examination will determine if damage to tissue, nerves, tendons, or bone has occurred.
  • The patella, or kneecap, is a floating bone within the tendon of the quadriceps muscle group.
  • Muscles are attached to bones by tough bands of connective tissue called tendons.
1.1The hamstring of a quadruped.

Origen

late Middle English: from French or medieval Latin tendo(n-), translating Greek tenōn 'sinew', from teinein 'to stretch'.

Derivativos

tendinous

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Occasionally, the lower portion of the muscle is traversed by a tendinous intersection.
  • The body wall musculature is associated with a complex of tendons and tendinous sheets which play multiple roles during different modes of locomotion.
  • When an acute partial tear occurs at the tendinous insertion into the pubic bone, a period of rest must be completed before pain-free physical therapy is possible.

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verb
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