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Tendons

Post by natttt
Posted on 2011-01-15 13:18:15
A tendon is a tough band of fibrous connective tissue that usually connects muscle to bone and is capable of withstanding tension. Tendons are similar to ligaments and fasciae as they are all made of collagen except that ligaments join one bone to another bone, and fasciae connect muscles to other muscles. Tendons and muscles work together and can only exert a pulling force.

Examples:




Achille"s tendon


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