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tendon

noun [C]  us   /ˈten·dən/
biology a strong cord that connects a muscle to a bone and allows movement, esp. of the arms, legs, and head
Translations of “tendon”
in Vietnamese gân, dây chằng…
in Spanish tendón…
in Thai เส้นเอ็นที่ยึดกล้ามเนื้อและกระดูก…
in Malaysian tendon…
in French tendon…
in German die Sehne…
in Chinese (Traditional) (連接肌肉和骨頭的)腱,肌腱…
in Indonesian urat…
in Russian сухожилие…
in Turkish tendon…
in Chinese (Simplified) (连接肌肉和骨头的)腱,肌腱…
in Polish ścięgno…
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