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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment.

Usage examples (36)
  • His right lateral hamstring tendon is no longer swollen.
  • The surgery would mean taking a tendon from the left elbow and using it to strengthen the right elbow.
  • RW Corey Perry, sidelined by a lacerated right quad tendon, is expected to be out for another three weeks or so.
  • “A rupture of the Achilles tendon is suspected,” says a rep for AC Milan, where Beckham has been on loan since January. for more
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