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I was born into a family of gospel singers. My early ambitions were many. I was going to be a ballerina. I almost had that one come true until I tore a tendon, so I transferred from my toes to my throat and that's where the talent settled.
Dionne Warwick

Meaning of "tendon" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TENDON

From Medieval Latin tendō, from Latin tendere to stretch; related to Greek tenōn sinew.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TENDON

tendon  [ˈtɛndən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TENDON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tendon is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TENDON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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Tendon

A tendon is a tough band of fibrous connective tissue that usually connects muscle to bone and is capable of withstanding tension. Tendons are similar to ligaments and fasciae; all three are made of collagen. Ligaments join one bone to another bone; fasciae connect muscles to other muscles. Tendons and muscles work together to move bones.

Definition of tendon in the English dictionary

The definition of tendon in the dictionary is a cord or band of white inelastic collagenous tissue that attaches a muscle to a bone or some other part; sinew.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TENDON


abandon
əˈbændən
Blunden
ˈblʌndən
bounden
ˈbaʊndən
clarendon
ˈklærəndən
keeshonden
ˈkeɪsˌhɒndən
linden
ˈlɪndən
London
ˈlʌndən
quarenden
ˈkwɒrəndən
Rwandan
rʊˈændən
Sarandon
ˈsærəndən
sindon
ˈsɪndən
Swindon
ˈswɪndən
Ugandan
juːˈɡændən
undern
ˈʌndən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TENDON

tenderization
tenderize
tenderizer
tenderling
tenderloin
tenderly
tenderness
tenderometer
tendinitis
tendinous
tendonitis
tendovaginitis
tendre
tendresse
tendril
tendrillar
tendrilled
tendrillous
tendrilous
tendron

WORDS THAT END LIKE TENDON

Abingdon
Achilles tendon
Armageddon
bidon
cordon
Croydon
don
East London
Gordon
Greater London
Huntingdon
I beg your pardon
Outer London
pardon
Poseidon
radon
Tower of London
udon
Weldon
Wimbledon

Synonyms and antonyms of tendon in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «tendon» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TENDON

Find out the translation of tendon to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of tendon from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «tendon» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tendón
570 millions of speakers

English

tendon
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कण्डरा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

وَتَر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сухожилие
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tendão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কণ্ডরা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tendon
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tendon
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sehne
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

힘줄
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tendon
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

gân
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தசைநார்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कंटाळवाणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tendon
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tendine
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ścięgno
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сухожилля
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ligament
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τένοντας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tendon
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sena
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sene
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TENDON»

The term «tendon» is quite widely used and occupies the 27.291 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about tendon

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4 QUOTES WITH «TENDON»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word tendon.
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Jason Isaacs
I damaged my Achilles tendon, so I can't run.
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Peter Scolari
I made the varsity team as a freshman at 15. Then, I tore a tendon and never fully recovered. I was a shortstop, then third baseman, then second baseman.
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Roman Sebrle
If the javelin had hit me 10cm to the left, it would have punctured my lung, 20cm higher the throat, which would have been the worst-case scenario. Just 1cm higher and it would have hit bone, muscle and tendon and that would have been the end of my sporting career.
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Dionne Warwick
I was born into a family of gospel singers. My early ambitions were many. I was going to be a ballerina. I almost had that one come true until I tore a tendon, so I transferred from my toes to my throat and that's where the talent settled.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TENDON»

Discover the use of tendon in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tendon and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Achilles Tendon
The Achilles Tendon provides a learned practical well-referenced approach to the various manifestations of achilles tendinopathy, giving illustrated details of management of the conditions depicted.
Nicola Maffulli, Louis Almekinders, 2007
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The Achilles Tendon: Treatment and Rehabilitation
This techniques-oriented text is a comprehensive guide to managing Achilles tendon problems.
James A. Nunley, 2008
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Tendon and Ligament Healing: A New Approach to Sports and ...
Active people, practitioners, and patients wishing to avoid surgery will find guidance in this work which breaks new ground for healing damage due to sports, accidents, and work-related stress.
William Weintraub, 2003
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Tendon Injuries: Basic Science and Clinical Medicine
This book conveys a comprehensive and concise body of knowledge on the management of tendon problems in sportspeople with practical details of clinical protocols.
Nicola Maffulli, Per Renstrom, Wayne B. Leadbetter, 2005
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The Bowed Tendon Book
It explains how to spot a bow in the early stages and how to avoid bowed tendons altogether. This book tells why horses bow tendons and injure suspensory ligaments and how trainers, riders and farriers contribute to these injuries.
Tom Ivers, 2006
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Tendon Nei Kung: Building Strength, Power, and Flexibility ...
In Tendon Nei Kung, Mantak Chia explains how to perform the eight postures individually as well as with a partner.
Mantak Chia, 2009
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Tendon Surgery of the Hand: Expert Consult - Online and Print
Get the best results from the latest procedures with Tendon Surgery of the Hand, the only reference that offers comprehensive coverage of this complex and challenging area.
Jin Bo Tang, Peter C. Amadio, Jean Claude Guimberteau, 2012
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Minimally Invasive Surgery for Achilles Tendon Disorders in ...
Describing the techniques and, importantly, the indications for minimally invasive procedures for the management of achilles tendon ailments, this book explains the management of various conditions and how they can be approached using ...
Nicola Maffuli, Mark Easley, 2012
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Tendon transfer for irreparable cuff tear
The goal of this book is to remind the biomechanical and anatomical basis of these tendon transfers and to report tips and tricks and results of these techniques.
Philippe Valenti, 2011
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Howell Equine Handbook of Tendon and Ligament Injuries
Writing in concise, accessible language, equine veterinarian Linda Schultz provides the most up-to-date information on identifying, treating, and managing tendon and ligament injuries.
Linda B. Schultz, DVM, Ph.D., 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TENDON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term tendon is used in the context of the following news items.
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Colorado's Xavier Johnson tears left Achilles' tendon
Colorado has announced that senior Xavier Johnson will miss the upcoming months due to a torn left Achilles' tendon. Johnson ripped the tendon "earlier this ... «CBSSports.com, Jun 15»
2
Candy Crush Bender Causes Man to Rupture Tendon in Thumb
A former sailor, who is 29-years-old, played Candy Crush all day during a six to eight week stretch, suffering a ruptured tendon in his left thumb due to excessive ... «ABC News, Apr 15»
3
Slava Voynov, who tore an Achilles' tendon, has trial delayed until July
Voynov ruptured his right Achilles' tendon last week and had surgery to repair it, according to Kings Assistant General Manager Rob Blake. He didn't know how ... «Los Angeles Times, Apr 15»
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Video: UFC fighter ruptures his achilles tendon in sparring session
The injury turned out to be a ruptured achilles tendon, which was forced Saggo out of his April 11th bout against Marcin Bandel at UFC Fight Night in Krakow, ... «Bloody Elbow, Mar 15»
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Cliff Lee to try to throw through torn flexor tendon
Phillies lefthander Cliff Lee will try to throw through the common flexor tendon tear that limited him to 13 starts last season and after an offseason of rest and ... «Philly.com, Mar 15»
6
Miller has surgery for torn hamstring tendon
(AP) - Bode Miller had surgery to fix a torn right hamstring tendon he suffered in a super-G crash Thursday and will miss the rest of the world championships. «9NEWS.com, Feb 15»
7
Gov. Rick Snyder tears right Achilles tendon after jog
Rick Snyder has torn his right Achilles tendon and will be in a cast for six weeks. The Republican governor told reporters Sunday that he felt a "pop" after jogging ... «MLive.com, Jan 15»
8
Lakers' Xavier Henry tears Achilles' tendon in practice
Lakers guard/forward Xavier Henry suffered a torn left Achilles' tendon in practice Monday and he will miss the rest of the season. An MRI exam confirmed ... «Los Angeles Times, Nov 14»
9
DeAngelo Hall tears Achilles tendon, again
Washington cornerback DeAngelo Hall has torn his Achilles tendon. Yes, he did it last month. He also has now done it again. According to Adam Schefter of ... «NBCSports.com, Oct 14»
10
NY Giants WR Victor Cruz posts message on social media thanking …
Victor Cruz says he is doing just fine. The Giants star, who suffered a torn right patellar tendon in Sunday's loss in Philadelphia, took to Twitter and Instagram on ... «New York Daily News, Oct 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Tendon [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/tendon>. May 2020 ».
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