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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
adipose tissue development +   
cardiac skeleton development +  
cartilage development +   
glomerular mesangium development +   
growth plate cartilage development +   
kidney stroma development 
lung connective tissue development  
prostate gland stromal morphogenesis  
renal capsule development +   
tendon development +   
The process whose specific outcome is the progression of a tendon over time, from its formation to the mature structure. A tendon is a fibrous, strong, connective tissue that connects muscle to bone or integument and is capable of withstanding tension. Tendons and muscles work together to exert a pulling force.
tendon sheath development  

Related Synonyms: sinew development
Definition Sources: GOC:yaf, PMID:21412429, UBERON:0000043

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