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Podiatry Noninflamed degeneration of the Achilles tendon, most commonly of the midthird of the tendon, a relatively avascular zone


A noninflammatory condition involving a previously injured tendon that heals with weak collagenous fibers, low weight-bearing resistance, and a high risk of future injury.
See also: tendinopathy


1. Degeneration of a tendon from repetitive microtrauma.
2. Collagen degeneration.

tendinosis (ten·d·nōˑ·sis),

n noninflammatory repetitive stress injury of tendon fibers. A common condition; often mislabeled as tendonitis. See also tendonitis.
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