What Attaches Muscles to Bones?


Muscles are attached to bones by tendons. Tendons are a type of connective tissue that is made of fibrous connective tissue which is collagen. Tendons allow the power of the muscle to be transferred over the distance to the bone; they are amorphously shaped.
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Alright, now that the riff-raff is outta the way - Origin is the attachment of a muscle (tendon) that is stationary. Insertion is at the other end of the muscle that is attached to
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Muscles are attached to the bones by tendons. Tendons are fibrous connective tissue that are usually collagen based composed of thick, intimately packed bundles of collagen fibrils oriented equivalent to the long axis of the tendon.
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