Ligament and Tendon – Differences:
|Ligaments are yellow in colour||Tendons are white in colour|
|Ligaments are flexible and elastic.||Tendons are rigid and elastic|
|Ligaments connect bones to bones||Tendons connect skeletal muscles to bones|
|Ligaments function by stabilizing the joints and prevent dislocation||Tendons function by attaching muscles to the portions of the skeleton and also carry tensile forces from muscles to bones.|
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