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    Tendons are tough, flexible, ropy fibers that connect muscle to bone. Tendons vary in size and shape. And they glide smoothly over muscles as the body moves.

    Current as of: May 23, 2016

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Kenneth J. Koval, MD - Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma

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