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tendonnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈten.dən/
a ​strongpiece of ​tissue in the ​bodyconnecting a ​muscle to a ​bone
(Definition of tendon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tendonnoun [C]

 us   /ˈten·dən/
biology a ​strongcord that ​connects a ​muscle to a ​bone and ​allowsmovement, esp. of the ​arms, ​legs, and ​head
(Definition of tendon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tendon”
in Spanish tendón…
in Vietnamese gân, dây chằng…
in Malaysian tendon…
in Thai เส้นเอ็นที่ยึดกล้ามเนื้อและกระดูก…
in French tendon…
in German die Sehne…
in Chinese (Simplified) (连接肌肉和骨头的)腱,肌腱…
in Turkish tendon…
in Russian сухожилие…
in Indonesian urat…
in Chinese (Traditional) (連接肌肉和骨頭的)腱,肌腱…
in Polish ścięgno…
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