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Tendon is made up of


  1. Mainly collagen fibers

  2. Inelastic connective tissue fibers

  3. Inelastic and elastic connective tissue fibers

  4. Elastic connective tissue fibers

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The correct option is A

Mainly collagen fibers


The correct option is option A

Explanation of the correct option:

  1. Tendons are fibrous connective tissue.
  2. They help to join muscles in the bones.
  3. They are made up of collagen fibers.
  4. They are the most abundant proteins present in the human body.

Explanation of the incorrect options:

Option B:
Inelastic connective tissue resists elasticity and is used for movement.

Option C:
Inelastic connective tissue resists elasticity whereas elastic connective tissue is the tissue that shows elasticity and helps in movement and stretching.

Option D:

  1. Elastic connective tissue shows elasticity and helps in movement and stretching.
  2. It makes the body flexible.

Final answer: Tendons are made up of collagen fibers.


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