Differentiate between tendon and ligament

Q- Differentiate between tendon and ligament.

Answer- Tendon:

1. Tendon is formed of white fibrous connective tissue.

2. Tendon is tough and non-flexible tissue.

3. Tendon joins muscles to bones.

4. Tendon is arranged in rows.


1. Ligament is formed of yellow fibrous connective tissue.

2. Ligament is elastic and flexible tissue.

3. Ligament joins bones to bones.

4. Ligament are irregularly scattered in matrix.

Easy way to draw labelled diagram of Tendon:

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