Tendons Say: ten-dunz For keeping things together, tendons come in handy! These special cords made of tough tissue attach your body's muscles to your bones. Back to Articles Related Articles Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor. © 1995-2021 KidsHealth®. All rights reserved. Images provided by The Nemours Foundation, iStock, Getty Images, Veer, Shutterstock, and Clipart.com.