Term: mandibular muscle tendon development
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Name: mandibular muscle
Synonyms: mandibular muscles
Definition: Muscle that are part of the mandibular arch (pharyngeal arch 1).
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000236]
Name: tendon development
Synonyms: sinew development
Definition: The process whose specific outcome is the progression of a tendon over time, from its formation to the mature structure. A tendon is a fibrous, strong, connective tissue that connects muscle to bone or integument and is capable of withstanding tension. Tendons and muscles work together to exert a pulling force.
Ontology: GO: Biological Process [GO:0035989]   QuickGO   AmiGO