central tendon of diaphragm

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cen·tral ten·don of di·a·phragm

[TA]
a three-lobed fibrous sheet comprising the center of the diaphragm; superiorly it is fused with the fibrous pericardium that provides attachment (insertion) for the moving end of the muscle fibers.
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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 tendon

See: Achilles tendon

annular tendon

Annulus of Zinn.

calcaneal tendon

Achilles 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.

conjoined tendon

A single tendon that is connected to the ends of two different muscles.
Synonym: conjoint tendon

conjoint tendon

conjoined tendon

hamstring tendon

hamstring (1).

heel tendon

Achilles 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 Zinn

See: Zinn, Johann

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.
See also: tendon
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