Definitions for "Tendons"
Keywords:  tough, fibrous, bone, cord, muscle
Tough, fibrous cords, slightly elastic, that attach muscle to bone and give support to joints.
band of tough fibrous tissue that connects a muscle to a bone thoracic
Unlike ligaments, these tough band-like structures are quite inelastic and provide the means for the attachment of muscles to bones. The full force of muscle contraction is transmitted via the tendon to the bone, producing moveent at a joint.
pulling cables used on tension leg platforms used to ensure platform stability during operations.