tendon


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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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You must know, with your wide experience of turf matters, Colonel Ross, that it is possible to make a slight nick upon the tendons of a horse's ham, and to do it subcutaneously, so as to leave absolutely no trace.
At that instant of extreme danger, a dark hand and glancing knife appeared before him; the Indian released his hold, as the blood flowed freely from around the severed tendons of the wrist; and while Duncan was drawn backward by the saving hand of Uncas, his charmed eyes still were riveted on the fierce and disappointed countenance of his foe, who fell sullenly and disappointed down the irrecoverable precipice.
I had stopped to look at the house as I passed; and its seared red brick walls, blocked windows, and strong green ivy clasping even the stacks of chimneys with its twigs and tendons, as if with sinewy old arms, had made up a rich attractive mystery, of which I was the hero.
When they had done praying and sprinkling the barley meal {32} Thrasymedes dealt his blow, and brought the heifer down with a stroke that cut through the tendons at the base of her neck, whereon the daughters and daughters in law of Nestor, and his venerable wife Eurydice (she was eldest daughter to Clymenus) screamed with delight.
He that hurled it was Peirous, son of Imbrasus, captain of the Thracians, who had come from Aenus; the bones and both the tendons were crushed by the pitiless stone.
But behind him was Dave, likewise straining backward, and behind the sled was Francois, pulling till his tendons cracked.
Ultra structure of healthy and diseased tendons of horses after infection of sodium hyaluornate (Hylartil) into the tendon.
Tendon thickness, tendon tear, range of motion, manual muscle strength, quality of life, disability of shoulder, arm and hand were measured using errmusculoskeletal ultrasound, goniometer, Oxford classification of muscle testing, QOL-EQ-5D-3L.
Background: Adipose-derived stromal vascular fraction (ADSVF) can be applied to repair tendon and ligament tears.
Understanding the "Uninspectable" Tendon Components
Tendinopathy - the gradual deterioration of a tendon
Achilles tendon injury is particularly detrimental to ballet dancers.
The use of patellar tendon autografts for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction is widespread and is considered to render good, reproducible clinical results [2].