tendon

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large tendon that runs from the heel to the calf Achilles tendon , tendon of Achilles
fibrous scleroprotein in bone and cartilage and tendon and other connective tissue; yields gelatin on boiling collagen
tongue to bottom of mouth, tendon holding frenum
tendon behind knee and thigh hamstring
knee and back-of-thigh tendon hamstring
reflex extension of the leg resulting from a sharp tap on the patellar tendon knee-jerk reflex , knee jerk , patellar reflex
painful inflammation of the tendon at the outer border of the elbow resulting from overuse of lower arm muscles (as in twisting of the hand) lateral epicondylitis , lateral humeral epicondylitis , tennis elbow
reflex contraction of a muscle when an attached tendon is pulled; important in maintaining erect posture myotactic reflex , stretch reflex
any of several small round bones formed in a tendon where it passes over a joint os sesamoideum , sesamoid , sesamoid bone
tough, fibrous tissue, like a tendon sinew
surgical operation of cutting a muscle or tendon of the eye in order to correct strabismus strabotomy
viscid lubricating fluid secreted by the membrane lining joints and tendon sheaths etc. synovia , synovial fluid
inflammation of a tendon tendinitis , tendonitis , tenonitis
painful inflammation of a tendon from overuse or misuse tendonitis
inflammation of a tendon and its enveloping sheath tendonous synovitis , tendosynovitis , tenosynovitis
bone projection that attaches to muscle or tendon tuberosity
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