The definition of a tendon is a connective tissue that joins muscles to bones.(noun)
An example of a tendon is the Achilles tendon.
See tendon in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ML tendo, altered (infl. by L tendere, to stretch) < Gr tenōn, sinew < teinein, to stretch: see thin
See tendon in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Medieval Latin tendō, tendōn-
Origin: , alteration (influenced by Latin tendere, to stretch)
Origin: of Greek tenōn; see ten- in Indo-European roots.
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