What is the function of a tendon?


The main function of tendons is to carry tensile forces from the muscle to the bone. Tendons are also used to connect the muscle tissue to bones. A tendon is a tough band of fibrous connective tissue that can withstand tension.
Q&A Related to "What is the function of a tendon?"
Function. The primary function of a tendon is to transmit force, and ligaments function to create stability in joints and to support internal organs. Structure. Ligaments have a limited
Tendons connect muscles to bones. cool
Tendon: a cord or band of dense, tough, inelastic, white, fibrous t...
A tendon (or sinew) is a tough band of fibrous connective tissue that connects muscle to bone, or muscle to muscle. They are similar to ligaments except that ligaments join one bone
1 Additional Answer
Ask.com Answer for: what is the function of a tendon
The Tendons, Aponeuroses, and Fasciæ
Tendons are white, glistening, fibrous cords, varying in length and thickness, sometimes round, sometimes flattened, and devoid of elasticity. They consist almost entirely of white fibrous tissue, the fibrils of which have an undulating... More »
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2015 Ask.com