"Tendons are white, glistening cords, or straps, which connect the muscles with the bones." — Blaisedell, 1904

Achillles tendon

"Tendons are white, glistening cords, or straps, which connect the muscles with the bones." —…

Muscles on the front of the arm. Note the white cords, the tendons at the wrist.

Muscles of the Arm

Muscles on the front of the arm. Note the white cords, the tendons at the wrist.

Shows the muscles and tendons of the arm.

Muscle structure of the arm

Shows the muscles and tendons of the arm.

"Muscles on the front of the arm. Note the while cords, the tendons at the wrist." —Davison, 1910

Muscles of the arm

"Muscles on the front of the arm. Note the while cords, the tendons at the wrist." —Davison, 1910

"Some of the Larger Muscles on the Back of the Shoulder and the Arm." — Blaisedell, 1904

Muscles of the back and shoulder

"Some of the Larger Muscles on the Back of the Shoulder and the Arm." — Blaisedell, 1904

"The superficial veins in front of the elbow-joint. B', tendon of biceps muscle; Bi, brachialis internus muscle; Pt, pronator teres muscle; 1, median nerve; 2, 3, 4, nerve-branches to the skin; B, brachial artery, with its small accompanying veins; cep, cephalic vein; bas, basilic vein; m', median vein; *, junction of a deep-lying vein with the cephalic." —Martin, 1917

Elbow-Joint

"The superficial veins in front of the elbow-joint. B', tendon of biceps muscle; Bi, brachialis internus…

Fibrous tissue, from the longitudinal section of a tendon. "The fibrous tissue is met with in the form of ligaments, connecting the bones together at the joints, and in the form of sinews or tendons, by means of which the muscles are attached to the bones. It also forms fibrous membranes which invest and protect different parts or organs of the body." —Kimber, 1907

Fibrous Tissue of a Tendon

Fibrous tissue, from the longitudinal section of a tendon. "The fibrous tissue is met with in the…

"Tendons on the Top of the Right Foot." — Blaisedell, 1904

Tendons of the foot

"Tendons on the Top of the Right Foot." — Blaisedell, 1904

The extensor muscles on the back of the forearm. Note the tendons at the wrist.

Muscles on Forearm

The extensor muscles on the back of the forearm. Note the tendons at the wrist.

"Tendons on the Back of the Left Hand" — Blaisedell, 1904

Tendons of the hand

"Tendons on the Back of the Left Hand" — Blaisedell, 1904

The elbow has a simple hinge joint. Tendons attach muscle to bones.

Elbow Joint

The elbow has a simple hinge joint. Tendons attach muscle to bones.

The muscle thickens when it shortens to draw up the heel.

Leg Muscle

The muscle thickens when it shortens to draw up the heel.

Muscles of the leg showing how they pass into tendons at the ankle.

Muscles of the Leg

Muscles of the leg showing how they pass into tendons at the ankle.

Muscles of the front of the leg. Labels: 1, tendon of quadriceps; 2, spine of tibia; 3, tibialis anticus; 4, extensor communis digitorum; 5, extensor proprius pollicis; 6, peroneus tertius; 7, peroneus longus; 8, peroneus brevis; 9, soleus; 10, gastrocnemius; 11, extensor brevis digitorum.

Muscles of the Front of the Leg

Muscles of the front of the leg. Labels: 1, tendon of quadriceps; 2, spine of tibia; 3, tibialis anticus;…

"Muscles of the leg showing how they pass into tendons at the ankle." —Davison, 1910

Muscles of the leg

"Muscles of the leg showing how they pass into tendons at the ankle." —Davison, 1910

"The extensor muscles on the back of the forearm. Note the tendons at the wrist." —Davison, 1910

Muscles of the forearm

"The extensor muscles on the back of the forearm. Note the tendons at the wrist." —Davison, 1910

"One of the Deep Layers of Muscles of the Neck and the Back." — Blaisedell, 1904

Muscles of the neck and back

"One of the Deep Layers of Muscles of the Neck and the Back." — Blaisedell, 1904

"Principal Muscles on the Left Side of the Neck." — Blaisedell, 1904

Muscles of the neck

"Principal Muscles on the Left Side of the Neck." — Blaisedell, 1904

"A Great Nerve (Plantar) and its Branches which supply the Bottom of the Feet. Note the cut tendons of the great muscles of the leg." — Blaisedell, 1904

Great nerve

"A Great Nerve (Plantar) and its Branches which supply the Bottom of the Feet. Note the cut tendons…

"Shoulder bones and ligaments. 1. Humerus, 3. Scapula, 4. Tendon of biceps 5. Capsular ligament 6. Acromion 7. Coracoid process 8. Clavicle"—Finley, 1917

Shoulder bones and ligaments

"Shoulder bones and ligaments. 1. Humerus, 3. Scapula, 4. Tendon of biceps 5. Capsular ligament 6. Acromion…

Transverse section of a tendon, showing grouping of primary, secondary, and tertiary bundles of tendon tissue.

Transverse Section of a Tendon

Transverse section of a tendon, showing grouping of primary, secondary, and tertiary bundles of tendon…

Tendons and ligaments of the left anterior extremity of ox, viewed from external side. Labels: a, flexor perforatus tendon; a', its superficial; a", its deep branch; b, interosseus metacarpeus; c, flexor perforans tendon; d-d", e-e"', superior suspensory ligament and attachments; d, anterior division; e', e", branches forming superior ligaments of small claw; e'". inferior ligament of small claw; f, common annular ligament; g, g', superior and inferior special annular ligaments; h, interdigital ligament; i, i', tendon of the extensor proprius externus.

Tendons and Ligaments of Ox Leg

Tendons and ligaments of the left anterior extremity of ox, viewed from external side. Labels: a, flexor…

"Some of the Larger Muscles on the back of the Thigh. Powerful tendons at the hip and on the back of the knee are well shown." — Blaisedell, 1904

Thigh muscles

"Some of the Larger Muscles on the back of the Thigh. Powerful tendons at the hip and on the back of…

Section of the head of a serpent. a, poison fangs; b, poison glands; c, conductor for the poison; d, muscles of the jaws; e, tendon of the muscles; s, salivary glands.

Cross section of a viper head

Section of the head of a serpent. a, poison fangs; b, poison glands; c, conductor for the poison; d,…