tenosynovitis


te·no·syn·o·vi·tis

noun \ˈte-nō-ˌsi-nə-ˈvī-təs, ˌtē-\

Definition of TENOSYNOVITIS

:  inflammation of a tendon sheath

Origin of TENOSYNOVITIS

New Latin, from Greek tenōn tendon (akin to Greek teinein to stretch) + New Latin synovitis — more at thin
First Known Use: circa 1860

teno·syn·o·vi·tis

noun \ˌten-ō-ˌsin-ə-ˈvīt-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TENOSYNOVITIS

: inflammation of a tendon sheath—called also tendovaginitis, tenovaginitis

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