A muscle is attached to a bone by means of a ______

A muscle is attached to a bone through a tendon

What is a tendon?

A tendon is a fibrous connective tissue that attaches muscle to bone. Tendons may also attach muscles to structures such as the eyeball. A tendon serves to move the bone or structure. Tendons are made out of connective tissue that has a lot of strong collagen fibres in it.

Function of tendon

  • Tendons are dense fibrous tissues that bind the muscles to the bone.
  • They play an important role in the movement by transmitting the muscles’ contraction force to the bone they hold.
  • Provide stability to the joints

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