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Tendons MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Tendons
Tree Number(s)
A02.880
Unique ID
D013710
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013710
Annotation
tendon rupture: coordinate TENDON INJURIES with RUPTURE; /‌surg: consider TENDON TRANSFER; /‌transpl: do not confuse with TENDON TRANSFER; for specifically located tendons coordinate with general area of tendon, not a bone term, (metacarpal tendon = TENDONS + HAND or FINGERS, not METACARPUS); "false tendons" of heart = PURKINJE FIBERS
Scope Note
Fibrous bands or cords of CONNECTIVE TISSUE at the ends of SKELETAL MUSCLE FIBERS that serve to attach the MUSCLES to bones and other structures.
Entry Term(s)
Endotenon
Epotenon
Tendons, Para-Articular
Tendons, Paraarticular
NLM Classification #
WE 600
See Also
Tendon Transfer
Public MeSH Note
1963; /transplantation was TENDON TRANSPLANTATION 1963-65; for TENDONS, PARA-ARTICULAR see TENDONS, PARA-ARTICULAR 1965-2006
History Note
1963; /transplantation was TENDON TRANSPLANTATION 1963-65
Entry Combination
injuries:Tendon Injuries
Date Established
1963/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/05
Tendons Preferred
Tendons, Para-Articular Narrower
Epotenon Narrower
Endotenon Narrower
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