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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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Until Saturday, Strasbourg had not won a race since January 2003, and his trainer added: "He's had a bowed tendon, corns - you name it and he's had it.
The Melton Mowbray trainer was pleased to complete a double, but having pointed out Pup's Pride's enlarged joint and Mi Odds' bowed tendon, she said: "My yard is more like Animal Hospital - I should have Rolf Harris as my assistant!"
The race had one casualty, the Nick Zito-trained Straight Gin suffering a bowed tendon in his off-fore.
UNSHADED, winner of the Grade 1 Travers Stakes last year, has suffered a bowed tendon in his near-fore and is on the sidelines indefinitely.
The 1997 Melbourne Cup winner returned earlier this month after a 22-month layoff with a bowed tendon, but failed to beat a single horse in two starts.