/ten"deuh neuhs/, adj.
1. of the nature of or resembling a tendon.
2. consisting of tendons.
[1650-60; < NL tendin- (r. ML tendon-), s. of tendo TENDON + -OUS]

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  • Tendinous — Ten di*nous, a. [Cf. F. tendineux.] 1. Pertaining to a tendon; of the nature of tendon. [1913 Webster] 2. Full of tendons; sinewy; as, nervous and tendinous parts of the body. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tendinous — [ten′də nəs] adj. [Fr tendineux < ML tendinosus] 1. of or like a tendon 2. consisting of tendons …   English World dictionary

  • tendinous — adjective Etymology: New Latin tendinosus, from tendin , tendo tendon, alteration of Medieval Latin tendon , tendo Date: 1578 1. consisting of tendons ; sinewy < tendinous tissue > 2. of, relating to, or resembling a tendon …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tendinous — Relating to, composed of, or resembling a tendon. * * * ten·di·nous also ten·do·nous ten də nəs adj 1) consisting of tendons <tendinous tissue> 2) of, relating to, or resembling a tendon * * * ten·di·nous (tenґdĭ nəs) [L.… …   Medical dictionary

  • tendinous — adjective Of, pertaining to, or resembling a tendon or sinew …   Wiktionary

  • tendinous — ten·di·nous || tendɪnÉ™s adj. of or related to tendons …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tendinous — ten·di·nous …   English syllables

  • tendinous — ten•di•nous [[t]ˈtɛn də nəs[/t]] adj. 1) anat. of the nature of or resembling a tendon 2) anat. consisting of tendons • Etymology: 1650–60; < NL tendin (r. ML tendōn ), s. of tendō tendon+ ous …   From formal English to slang

  • tendinous — /ˈtɛndənəs/ (say tenduhnuhs) adjective 1. of the nature of or resembling a tendon. 2. consisting of tendons. {Medieval Latin tendinōsus full of tendons} …   Australian English dictionary

  • tendinous —   a. pertaining to or like a tendon; sinewy …   Dictionary of difficult words

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