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carpal tunnel syndrome

noun

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

Full Definition of CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME

:  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
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First Known Use of CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME

1954
Medical Dictionary

carpal tunnel syndrome

noun

Medical Definition of CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME

:  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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