vagina fibrosa tendinis

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vagina fibrosa tendinis

[və′jī·nə fī′brō·sə ′ten·də·nəs]
(anatomy)
A fibrous sheath surrounding the tendon of a muscle and usually confining the tendon in a bony groove.
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They may communicate with fibrous tendon sheaths or joint capsules, but may be completely separate from them.
When injured, the pulleys have been observed to possess thick and fibrous tendon sheaths, and exhibit nodular and fusiform swelling covered with granulation tissues.