ten·don /ˈtɛndən/ 名詞
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.
n : a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with
its bony attachment [syn: sinew]