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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ten·don /ˈtɛndən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ten·don /ˈtɛndən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ten·don n.  Anat. A tough insensible cord, bundle, or band of fibrous connective tissue uniting a muscle with some other part; a sinew.
 Tendon reflex Physiol., a kind of reflex act in which a muscle is made to contract by a blow upon its tendon. Its absence is generally a sign of disease. See Knee jerk, under Knee.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with
          its bony attachment [syn: sinew]