Difference between tendons and ligaments ?

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Sana T. Share
Feb 6, 2018

Answer:

Tendons= attaches Muscles to Bones..

Ligaments=attaches Bones to Bones..

Explanation:

Ligaments

1) ligaments(fibrous connective tissue) attaches Bones to Bones .

2) They are helpful in building up an entire bony structure,
e.g our hand is made up of bones joined together by ligaments.

Tendons
1) Tendons (fibrous connective tissues) attaches Muscles to
Bones.

2) They are helpful in movement of bones, which are in contact to
the muscles, hence helping us in contraction and relaxation of
arms and legs muscles.
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