And that does not count the human tissue that gets moved around—faces, tendons, bones, skin.
So Ellroy sliced away the fat, and many of the tendons, too.
I jog until my Achilles tendons burn and replace meals with diet shakes that give me gas.
tendons and muscles connecting these fingers were formed by strips of tanned leather and laces of raw silk.
In small birds it is not necessary to split ball of foot nor to remove these tendons.
These are succeeded by two tendons passing in common through a vertical groove at the lower end of the radius.
His leg was broken, the skin and flesh were all torn away, and he was held by the tendons.
The necessity of removing the tendons from the legs of all large birds has already been mentioned.
These tendons can be seen in the leg of a chicken or turkey.
The tendons may soften and rupture, the hoof may slough off, quittors develop, or sidebones and ringbones grow.
1540s, from Medieval Latin tendonem (nominative tendo), altered (by influence of Latin tendere "to stretch") of Late Latin tenon, from Greek tenon (genitive tenontos) "tendon, sinew," from teinein "to stretch" (see tenet).
tendon ten·don (těn'dən)
A band of tough, inelastic fibrous tissue that connects a muscle with its bony attachment and consists of rows of elongated cells, minimal ground substance, and densely arranged, almost parallel, bundles of collageneous fibers.
A tough band of fibrous connective tissue that connects muscles to bones.