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tendinous

[ ten-duh-nuhs ]
/ ˈtɛn də nəs /
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adjective
of the nature of or resembling a tendon.
consisting of tendons.
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Origin of tendinous

1650–60; <New Latin tendin- (replacing Medieval Latin tendōn-), stem of tendōtendon + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for tendinous

tendinous
/ (ˈtɛndɪnəs) /

adjective
of, relating to, possessing, or resembling tendons; sinewy

Word Origin for tendinous

C17: from New Latin tendinōsus, from Medieval Latin tendō tendon
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