Tendons are tough fibers that connect muscles to bones. The kneecap is connected to the thigh (quadriceps) muscle with the quadriceps tendon, and the patellar tendon connects the kneecap to the lower leg bone.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||David Messenger, MD|
|Current as of||May 23, 2013|
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