tendon: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ten'dun), [key]
— n.
  1. a cord or band of dense, tough, inelastic, white, fibrous tissue, serving to connect a muscle with a bone or part; sinew.
  2. a reinforcing strand in prestressed concrete.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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