Tendon

Definition of Tendon

Ten´don
n.1.(Anat.) A tough insensible cord, bundle, or band of fibrous connective tissue uniting a muscle with some other part; a sinew.
Tendon reflex
(Physiol.) a kind of reflex act in which a muscle is made to contract by a blow upon its tendon. Its absence is generally a sign of disease. See Knee jerk, under Knee.

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bone, braid, brail, cable, cartilage, cord, ligament, ligation, ligature, line, ossicle, rope, spun yarn, string, thong, twine, twist, wire, yarn
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