A tendon is the white fibrous end of a muscle, which connects the muscle to the bone.

quads and patellar tendon with patella
The two main tendons of the knee.

An overview of acute muscle and tendon injury around the knee.



Biologics for tendon repair. Docheva D, Müller SA, Majewski M and Evans CH. Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 2015 Apr; 84: 222–239.

Anatomy, Tendons. Bordoni B and Varacallo M. StatPearls Publishing; 2019 Jan-.

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