An example of a tendon is the Achilles tendon.
Origin of tendonMedieval Latin tendo, altered (infl. by Classical Latin tendere, to stretch) ; from Classical Greek ten?n, sinew ; from teinein, to stretch: see thin
Origin of tendonMedieval Latin tend&omacron;, tend&omacron;n-, alteration (influenced by Latin tendere, to stretch) of Greek ten&omacron;n; see ten- in Indo-European roots.
From Middle French tendon.