Tendons are tough, flexible, ropy fibers that connect muscle to bone. Tendons vary in size and shape. And they glide smoothly over muscles as the body moves.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Kenneth J. Koval, MD - Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma|
|Last Revised||October 16, 2012|
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