what is the difference between tendon and ligament?
- 1 decade agoBest Answer
A tendon connects muscle to bone whereas a ligament connects bones to bones. Ligaments also hold organs in place
- PahdLv 41 decade ago
A tendon is the end of a muscle where it attaches to bone or another tendon.
A ligament is a connective tissue that connects two other objects, usually bones. These ligaments can be either in the joint itself or just outside of the joint.
A very few ligaments do not connect bone to bone. 2 examples are the uterine ligament and the ligament ot TreitzSource(s): Anatomy Prof
- whiteflame55Lv 61 decade ago
A tendon is a tissue derived from a muscle cell that connects a muscle to a bone. A ligament is the fibrous tissue that connects one bone to another. Both are meant to stabilize and hold together the structures they are attached to.
- 1 decade ago
tendons connect muscle to bone
ligaments connect bone to bone to form a joint