What does the word tendon mean?

Usage examples for tendon

  1. When dislocation below the tendon occurs in a stout person, however, it is liable to be overlooked on account of the difficulty of feeling the displaced bone, and of the comparatively slight amount of deformity present. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  2. Your father didn't sprain a tendon, but waited till we were out of sight and then went on? – Smoke Bellew by Jack London
  3. Lower in the limb these tendons separate, the outer and smaller joining the tendon of the extensor suffraginis, and the inner and main tendon continuing its course downwards. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks