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Where can I find the list of all tendons in the human body?

Your best bet is the Terminologia Anatomica, which is the international standard for anatomical terminology. The 1998 edition is freely available. It lists only a few named tendons though, which is ...
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Where can I find the list of all tendons in the human body?

The FMA lists 705 tendons, but note that it includes separate terms for left and right instances. As @kmm says, many of these simply shadow the list of skeletal muscles (and is likely incomplete). ...
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What is the difference between sinew and tendon?

They get used somewhat interchangeably, which blurs the lines on the definitions. When I had my anatomy classes, sinews were regarded as an inclusive class, which included both ligaments and tendons. ...
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Why is the central tendon of diaphragm called a tendon?

A tendon usually connects a muscle to a bone, but not always. According to InnerBody, the diaphragm muscle originates at the lumbar vertebra, lower ribs and sternum and inserts to the central tendon. ...
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Is there any stem cell or biogel method that exist for muscle and tendon lengthening?

In doing search into muscle stem cells, I found some articles which discuss roles of satellite stem cells and non satellite cells involved in muscle regeneration: (Yin, Price and Rudnicki, 2013,Seale ...
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Is there any stem cell or biogel method that exist for muscle and tendon lengthening?

Limb lengthening surgery is usually used to treat sequelae caused by bone disease, trauma, pygmyism or inflammation. I personally do not recommend to use surgical methods to increase height. Typically ...
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Are tendons and ligaments classified under the muscular or bone system?

Tendons are intrinsically part of muscles. Ligaments are not. So for your question, we need to create a classification system which is a bit artificial, based on the tissue structure of the various ...
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How correlated are the lengths of tendons in different part of a human body?

I couldn't find studies analysing clearly enough tendons size, but a couple of sources show that they are probably correlated: One study found correlation between dimensions of Achilles'tendon and ...
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Does a full tear of the gluteus minimus tendon result in a long-lasting inflammatory response?

The article you linked is interesting, but as @Charles E. Grant mentioned in the comments, it’s not particularly reasonable to compare a non-tear repetitive stress injury (like epicondylitis) to a ...
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Does a full tear of the gluteus minimus tendon has any functional implications?

You’re correct that the gluteus minimus is redundant in function with the gluteus medius, but an isolated gluteus minimus tear still causes functional problems because of the associated inflammatory ...
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Why some muscles have more tendons than others?

If you observe the general structure of the locomotor system, you will be able to roughly separate muscles in two main groups: the muscles used for static work and position maintenance. those ...
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Is there any stem cell or biogel method that exist for muscle and tendon lengthening?

It seems that just a Russian researcher named Dr Alexander Teplyashin has made any progress into using stem cells for LL (Limb lengthening). Conventional way to go about it would always be surgeries ...
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Are tendons and ligaments classified under the muscular or bone system?

Some ontologies such as the FMA and Uberon draw a distinction between the skeleton and the skeletal system, with the former consisting only of bones/cartilage, and the latter including ligaments and ...
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What's the subpatellar tendon?

I suspect that you are correct, "subpatellar tendon" is referring to the patellar ligament. Although it is small, in the image below, (3) is the tibial tuberosity and (5) is the patella. (4) which is ...
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Is "muscular attachment" synonymous to tendon? (when talking about the insertion of glutei medius and minimus to greater trochanter of the femur)

The tendon and muscle attachment are not the same. In your example, both are affected, so they are described separately. A muscle extends into a tendon and this into an enthesis - an actual ...
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Where does the gluteus medius attach to the greater trochanter compared to the gluteus minimus attachment?

{1} greatly answers the question. Regarding the insertion location (lateral view): Note that unlike the gluteus minimus insertion, the gluteus medius insertion can also be viewed anterolaterally: ...
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What is the distance between the insertion of the distal end of the bicep tendon and the head of the radius?

From {1}: Abstract PURPOSE: There is little information in the literature describing the anatomy of the biceps tendon insertion. The purpose of this study was to map the footprint of the biceps ...
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What are tendons made of specifically

{4} has a similar micrograph as yours but with some labels: with the caption: Figure 1.2: Tendon microstructure of healthy tendons: nuclei of tenocytes are darker in color and vascularization does ...
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Can NSAIDs impact negatively the healing of tendons?

As far as I know there is no clear scientific evidence on whether and at which stage of a tendon injury one should use NSAID. Here is the conclusion of a systematic review from Cochrane {1}: There ...

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