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Synonyms for tendon

a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment

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Surgical tendon repair is theoretically feasible in birds, but, in this case, the patient was deemed a poor surgical candidate because of the pathophysiology of the tendon rupture in heavy meat-type poultry, the chronic nature of the disease with concurrent tendon luxation and bone malformation, its obese condition, a bilateral disease presentation, and the secondary pressure sores occurring in multiple anatomical sites that were expected to worsen with recovery time.
This can lead to a pulley injury, clinical visible in "bowstringing" of the flexor tendons in the finger or peroneal tendon luxation in the foot.