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tennis elbow

tennis elbow

noun

: a condition in which you have pain on the outer side of your elbow that is caused by twisting or straining your lower arm

Full Definition of TENNIS ELBOW

:  inflammation and pain over the outer side of the elbow usually resulting from excessive strain on and twisting of the forearm

First Known Use of TENNIS ELBOW

1883

tennis elbow

noun ten·nis elbow \ˈten-əs-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TENNIS ELBOW

:  inflammation and pain over the outer side of the elbow involving the lateral epicondyle of the humerus and usually resulting from excessive strain on and twisting of the forearm—called also lateral humeral epicondylitis; compare little league elbow

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