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Tendon


Tendons are tough, flexible, ropelike fibers that connect muscle to bone. Tendons vary in size and shape, and glide smoothly over muscles as the body moves.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerKenneth J. Koval, MD - Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma
Last RevisedDecember 6, 2010

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