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Questions regarding tendons, a band of fibrous tissue and the anatomical connection between muscles to bones as opposed to ligaments that connect different bones.

This tag is for questions regarding anatomical connection between muscle and bone.

A tendon is a tough band of fibrous connective tissue that usually connects muscle to bone and is capable of withstanding tension. (See image below)

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Notable tendons are the achilles tendon in the heel and the triceps tendon in your elbow, both of which are often subject to diseases.

Tendon-related disease are called .

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