mesotendineum

mesotendon

 [mez″o-ten´don]
the connective tissue sheath attaching a tendon to its fibrous sheath.
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mes·o·ten·don

(mez'ō-ten'don), [TA]
The synovial layers that pass from a tendon to the wall of a tendon sheath in certain places where tendons lie within osteofibrous canals. In most instances, the mesotendon degenerates, leaving only the vinculae.
Synonym(s): mesotendineum [TA]
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mes·o·ten·don

(mez'ō-ten'don) [TA]
The synovial layers that pass from a tendon to the wall of a tendon sheath in certain places where tendons lie within osteofibrous canals. In most instances, the mesotendon degenerates, leaving only the vincula.
Synonym(s): mesotendineum.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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