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tendinous

[ten-duh-nuh s] /ˈtɛn də nəs/
adjective
1.
of the nature of or resembling a tendon.
2.
consisting of tendons.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Neo-Latin tendin- (replacing Medieval Latin tendōn-), stem of tendō tendon + -ous
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Examples for tendinous
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for tendinous

tendinous

/ˈtɛndɪnəs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, possessing, or resembling tendons; sinewy
Word Origin
C17: from New Latin tendinōsus, from Medieval Latin tendōtendon
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tendinous in Medicine

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

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