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tendinitis

noun ten·di·ni·tis \ˌten-də-ˈnī-təs\

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

Full Definition of TENDINITIS

:  inflammation of a tendon

Variants of TENDINITIS

ten·di·ni·tis or ten·don·itis \ˌten-də-ˈnī-təs\
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Examples of TENDINITIS

  1. She was diagnosed with tendinitis of the elbow.
  2. I have tendinitis in my knee.

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

:  inflammation of a tendon

Variants of TENDINITIS

ten·di·ni·tis or ten·don·itis \ˌten-də-ˈnīt-əs\

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