ETYM French, from Latin tendere to stretch, extend. Related to Tend to move.
Or sinew; Cord of tough, fibrous connective tissue that joins muscle to bone in vertebrates. Tendons are largely composed of the protein collagen, and because of their inelasticity are very efficient at transforming muscle power into movement.
A cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment; SYN. sinew.
Nekontraktilni deo koji se nalaze na krajevima mišića i pripajaju se na rapavim delovima kostiju.