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the thick tendon of insertion of the triceps surae (gastrocnemius and soleus) into the tuberosity of the calcaneus.
See Achilles tendon.
tendon(ten'don) [L. tendo, stem tendin-, tendon]
Fibrous connective tissue serving for the attachment of muscles to bones and other parts. Synonym: sinew; tendo
Achilles tendonSee: Achilles tendon
annular tendonAnnulus of Zinn.
calcaneal tendonAchilles tendon.
central tendon, central tendon of diaphragm
The central portion of the diaphragm, consisting of a flat aponeurosis into which the muscle fibers of the diaphragm are inserted.
A single tendon that is connected to the ends of two different muscles.Synonym: conjoint tendon
conjoint tendonconjoined tendon
hamstring tendonhamstring (1).
heel tendonAchilles tendon.
tendon of Todaro
A bundle of collagen fibers of variable thickness that connects the wall of the right atrium and the valve of the inferior vena cava.
tendon of ZinnSee: Zinn, Johann
see achilles tendon.