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tendinitis

noun ten·di·ni·tis \ˌten-də-ˈnī-təs\

Simple Definition of tendinitis

  • medical : a painful condition in which a tendon in your arm, leg, etc., becomes inflamed

Full Definition of tendinitis

  1. :  inflammation of a tendon

Examples of tendinitis

  1. She was diagnosed with tendinitis of the elbow.

  2. I have tendinitis in my knee.



Variants of tendinitis

or ten·don·itis play \ˌten-də-ˈnī-təs\

Origin of tendinitis

tendinitis from New Latin, from tendin-, tendo + -itis; tendonitis from tendon + -itis


First Known Use: circa 1900


Medical Dictionary

tendinitis

noun ten·di·ni·tis

Medical Definition of tendinitis

  1. :  inflammation of a tendon



Variants of tendinitis

or ten·don·itis \ˌten-də-ˈnīt-əs\play

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