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Descriptor in English: Tendons
Descriptor in Spanish: Tendones
Descriptor in Portuguese: Tendões
Descriptor in French: Tendons
Entry term(s): Endotenon
Endotenons
Epotenon
Epotenons
Para-Articular Tendon
Para-Articular Tendons
Paraarticular Tendon
Paraarticular Tendons
Tendon
Tendon, Para-Articular
Tendon, Paraarticular
Tendons, Para Articular
Tendons, Para-Articular
Tendons, Paraarticular
Tree number(s): A02.880
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.
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
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 1963; /transplantation was TENDON TRANSPLANTATION 1963-65
See also the descriptors: Tendon Transfer MeSH
DeCS UI: 14088
Descriptor UI: D013710
Date Established: 1963/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/05
Tendons - Preferred
Concept UI M0021158
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.
Preferred term Tendons
Entry term(s) Tendon
Tendons, Para-Articular - Narrower
Concept UI M0021159
Preferred term Tendons, Para-Articular
Entry term(s) Para-Articular Tendon
Para-Articular Tendons
Paraarticular Tendon
Paraarticular Tendons
Tendon, Para-Articular
Tendon, Paraarticular
Tendons, Para Articular
Tendons, Paraarticular
Epotenon - Narrower
Concept UI M000611284
Preferred term Epotenon
Entry term(s) Epotenons
Endotenon - Narrower
Concept UI M000611285
Preferred term Endotenon
Entry term(s) Endotenons



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