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mx id: 1095 | OBO id: HAO:0000996 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000996
tendon
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The cuticular invagination on which a muscle is attached.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The tendon is a portion of tissue.
The tendon is part of the body.

Label usage (sensu)
tendon by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
tendon by Ronquist, F., and G. Nordlander. 1989. Skeletal morphology of an archaic cynipoid, Ibalia rufipes (Hymenoptera: Ibaliidae). Entomologica Scandinavica, Supplement 33:1-60.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added over 11 years ago by Andy Deans
id: XAO:0000173 name: tendon def: "A fibrous, strong, connective tissue that connects muscle to bone." [OMD:tendon "CancerWeb Online Medical Dictionary"]
  Reference: Bowes, J. B., K. A. Snyder, E. Segerdell, R. Gibb, C. Jarabek, E. Noumen, N. Pollet and P. D. Vize. (2008) Xenbase: a Xenopus biology and genomics resource. Nucleic Acids Res., 36:D761-D767.
  Cross reference: XAO:0000173

comment added over 10 years ago by Matt Yoder
In the vertebrate world tendons are dense connective tissue (AAO:0000121) def: "Also known as fibrous connective tissue. Forms ligaments and tendons and is characterized by densely packed collagen fibers that have great tensile strength." We might want to obsolete this term.
  Reference: Maglia, A.M., Leopold, J.L., Pugener, A.L. and Gauch, S. 2007 ([the date you retrieved the data cited]). The Amphibian Anatomical Ontology web project. http://www.amphibanat.org.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added about 1 year ago by Istvan Miko
The portion of tissue that is fibrous, strong, composed of tendon cells and connects the muscle to the integument.
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added about 11 years ago by Istvan Miko
A cord-like apodeme on the ental end of which a muscle is attached.
  Reference: Ronquist, F., and G. Nordlander. 1989. Skeletal morphology of an archaic cynipoid, Ibalia rufipes (Hymenoptera: Ibaliidae). Entomologica Scandinavica, Supplement 33:1-60.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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