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English definition of “tendinis”


noun [C]     /ˈten.dɪ.nɪs/ US  // specialized
a Latin word for tendon (= a strong piece of tissue connecting a muscle to a bone), used in descriptions of body parts: Vagina tendinis is a type of membrane that covers a tendon, especially one in the hand or foot.Substances and structures in the body
(Definition of tendinis noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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