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From Medieval Latin tendō, from Ancient Greek τένων (ténōn) (modified by association with the verb tendō (to stretch)), from Proto-Indo-European *ténonts.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛndən/
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tendon (plural tendons)

  1. (anatomy) A tough band of inelastic fibrous tissue that connects a muscle with its bony attachment.
  2. (construction) A wire or bar used to strengthen prestressed concrete.

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tendon

  1. accusative singular of tendo

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EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin tendō, from Ancient Greek τένων (ténōn) (modified by association with the verb tendō (to stretch)), from Proto-Indo-European *ténonts.

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tendon m (plural tendons)

  1. tendon

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French tendon, from Medieval Latin tendō, from Ancient Greek τένων (ténōn) (modified by association with the verb tendō (to stretch)), from Proto-Indo-European *ténonts.

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tendon (definite accusative tendonu, plural tendonlar)

  1. (anatomy) tendon

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