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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.
Last Revised: October 16, 2012
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Kenneth J. Koval, MD - Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma
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