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carpal tunnel syndrome

noun

Simple Definition of carpal tunnel syndrome

  • medical : a condition that causes pain and weakness in the wrist, hand, and fingers

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of carpal tunnel syndrome

  1. :  a condition caused by compression of a nerve where it passes through the wrist into the hand and characterized especially by weakness, pain, and disturbances of sensation in the hand and fingers

1954

First Known Use of carpal tunnel syndrome

1954


Medical Dictionary

carpal tunnel syndrome

noun

Medical Definition of carpal tunnel syndrome

  1. :  a condition caused by compression of the median nerve in the carpal tunnel and characterized especially by weakness, pain, and disturbances of sensation in the hand and fingers—abbreviation CTS





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