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tendinitis

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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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tendinitis

  1. :  inflammation of a tendon

Examples of tendinitis in a sentence

  1. She was diagnosed with tendinitis of the elbow.

  2. I have tendinitis in my knee.



Did You Know?

Tendinitis is often seen in active, healthy people who do something that requires repeated motion, including golfers and tennis players (especially those with improper form), carpenters, and violinists. It's usually treated by keeping the joint from moving, by means of a splint, cast, or bandage. If not dealt with in time, tendinitis can turn into the more serious tendinosis, or tendon degeneration.

Variants of tendinitis

or

tendonitis

Origin and Etymology 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

tendonitis

\ˌten-də-ˈnīt-əs\play

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