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writer's cramp

noun

Simple Definition of writer's cramp

  • : pain in your hand or fingers that you get when you have been writing with a pen or pencil for a long time

Full Definition of writer's cramp

  1. :  a painful spasmodic contraction of muscles of the hand or fingers brought on by excessive writing

1853

First Known Use of writer's cramp

1853


Medical Dictionary

writer's cramp

noun

Medical Definition of writer's cramp

  1. :  a painful spasmodic cramp of muscles of the hand or fingers brought on by excessive writing—called also graphospasm




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