Definition of Tendon

Tendon n. means: A tough insensible cord, bundle, or band of fibrous connective tissue uniting a muscle with some other part; a sinew.

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Tendon n. means: A tough insensible cord, bundle, or band of fibrous connective tissue uniting a muscle with some other part; a sinew.

Meaning of Tendon

Tendon (n.) means: A tough insensible cord, bundle, or band of fibrous connective tissue uniting a muscle with some other part; a sinew.

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Tenotomy (n.): The division of a tendon, or the act of dividing a tendon.

Tendinous (a.): Pertaining to a tendon; of the nature of tendon.

Sinew (n.): A tendon or tendonous tissue. See Tendon.

Achilles' tendon (n.): The strong tendon formed of the united tendons of the large muscles in the calf of the leg, an inserted into the bone of the heel; -- so called from the mythological account of Achilles being held by the heel when dipped in the River Styx.

Nerve (n.): A sinew or a tendon.

Eyestring (n.): The tendon by which the eye is moved.

Tail (n.): The distal tendon of a muscle.

String (n.): A nerve or tendon of an animal body.

Tenosynovitis (n.): Inflammation of the synovial sheath enveloping a tendon.

Heartstring (n.): A nerve or tendon, supposed to brace and sustain the heart.

Nomopelmous (a.): Having a separate and simple tendon to flex the first toe, or hallux, as do passerine birds.

Digastric (a.): Having two bellies; biventral; -- applied to muscles which are fleshy at each end and have a tendon in the middle, and esp. to the muscle which pulls down the lower jaw.

Kneepan (n.): A roundish, flattened, sesamoid bone in the tendon in front of the knee joint; the patella; the kneecap.

Tendon (n.): A tough insensible cord, bundle, or band of fibrous connective tissue uniting a muscle with some other part; a sinew.

Ganglion (n.): A globular, hard, indolent tumor, situated somewhere on a tendon, and commonly formed by the effusion of a viscid fluid into it; -- called also weeping sinew.

Stretch (v. t.): To draw or pull out to greater length; to strain; as, to stretch a tendon or muscle.

Cord (n.): Any structure having the appearance of a cord, esp. a tendon or a nerve. See under Spermatic, Spinal, Umbilical, Vocal.

Insertion (n.): The point or part by which a muscle or tendon is attached to the part to be moved; -- in contradistinction to its origin.

Quadriceps (n.): The great extensor muscle of the knee, divided above into four parts which unite in a single tendon at the knee.

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Meaning of Tenotomy

Tenotomy means: The division of a tendon, or the act of dividing a tendon.

Meaning of Tendinous

Tendinous means: Pertaining to a tendon; of the nature of tendon.

Meaning of Sinew

Sinew means: A tendon or tendonous tissue. See Tendon.

Meaning of Achilles' tendon

Achilles' tendon means: The strong tendon formed of the united tendons of the large muscles in the calf of the leg, an inserted into the bone of the heel; -- so called from the mythological account of Achilles being held by the heel when dipped in the River Styx.

Meaning of Nerve

Nerve means: A sinew or a tendon.

Meaning of Eyestring

Eyestring means: The tendon by which the eye is moved.

Meaning of Tail

Tail means: The distal tendon of a muscle.

Meaning of String

String means: A nerve or tendon of an animal body.

Meaning of Tenosynovitis

Tenosynovitis means: Inflammation of the synovial sheath enveloping a tendon.

Meaning of Heartstring

Heartstring means: A nerve or tendon, supposed to brace and sustain the heart.

Meaning of Nomopelmous

Nomopelmous means: Having a separate and simple tendon to flex the first toe, or hallux, as do passerine birds.

Meaning of Digastric

Digastric means: Having two bellies; biventral; -- applied to muscles which are fleshy at each end and have a tendon in the middle, and esp. to the muscle which pulls down the lower jaw.

Meaning of Kneepan

Kneepan means: A roundish, flattened, sesamoid bone in the tendon in front of the knee joint; the patella; the kneecap.

Meaning of Tendon

Tendon means: A tough insensible cord, bundle, or band of fibrous connective tissue uniting a muscle with some other part; a sinew.

Meaning of Ganglion

Ganglion means: A globular, hard, indolent tumor, situated somewhere on a tendon, and commonly formed by the effusion of a viscid fluid into it; -- called also weeping sinew.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Bound

Bound means: Restrained by a hand, rope, chain, fetters, or the like.

Meaning of Doughy

Doughy means: Like dough; soft and heavy; pasty; crude; flabby and pale; as, a doughy complexion.

Meaning of Draintrap

Draintrap means: See 4th Trap, 5.

Meaning of Question

Question means: Discussion; debate; hence, objection; dispute; doubt; as, the story is true beyond question; he obeyed without question.

Meaning of Whistling

Whistling means: of Whistle

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of Hoopty-doo!

Hoopty-doo! means: An interjection of celebration. That old hoopty of Jules can't make it home.

Meaning of kiss up to

kiss up to means: To toady. Why don't you just kiss off if you don't want to work.

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