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Tendon

tendon

(Science: anatomy) A fibrous, strong, connective tissue that connects muscle to bone. The laceration of a tendon can result in the inability to flex or extend at a joint. A cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment.A type of connective tissue consisting of collagen fibres that connects muscle fibres to the skeletal structure of an organism. These provide a strong connection between bone and muscle, providing structural stability and assisting movement.


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How is this possible

Is it just one finger? I have two fingers that can get stuck in the flexed position - it's an issue with the tendon sheaths, really annoying.

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by Darby
Sun May 26, 2013 2:39 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: How is this possible
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"Compendium of all muscle data" text resouce?

... (determined off of biomechanical placement and architecture..CPr, oxidative, etc.) -Biomechanical function (structure of corresponding bone/tendon anchors and corresponding movement manipulation)

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by aj415
Fri Aug 24, 2012 10:33 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: "Compendium of all muscle data" text resouce?
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Views: 4218

Re: Animal Qs.

... , primary celll type in skeletal muscle is myofibre? probably second. It should be probably myocyte Which tissue best resit tensile pure force? - tendon, muscle elastic cartilage or fibrocartilage? tendon? Which does not describe how animal reduce heat loss in cold environment? - brown adpose ...

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by JackBean
Wed Jan 05, 2011 11:59 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Animal Qs.
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Views: 4157

vertebrate physiology

... in bottom? - also the strength - I think the first one(you know why?) - all primary cells are called -blasts, so any should be correct - I think tendon - you know what function of brown adipose tissue function is?

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by JackBean
Wed Nov 24, 2010 9:24 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: vertebrate physiology
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tissues/histology

... muscle is myofibre? ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Which tissue best resit tensile pure force? - tendon, muscle elastic cartilage or fibrocartilage? -------------------------------------- Which does not describe how animal reduce heat loss in cold ...

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by Nicolodn
Sat Nov 13, 2010 11:12 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: tissues/histology
Replies: 1
Views: 4228
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