of the nature of or resembling a tendon.
consisting of tendons.

1650–60; < Neo-Latin tendin- (replacing Medieval Latin tendōn-), stem of tendō tendon + -ous

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tendinous (ˈtɛndɪnəs)
of, relating to, possessing, or resembling tendons; sinewy
[C17: from New Latin tendinōsus, from Medieval Latin tendōtendon]

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tendinous ten·di·nous (těn'də-nəs)
Of, having, or resembling a tendon.

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Actions-The simultaneous contraction of the two muscles serves to fix the central tendinous point of the perineum.
It sometimes presents, immediately above its origin, a transverse tendinous inscription.
The interval between the lips is subcutaneous and partly covered by the tendinous fibers of these muscles.
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