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writer's cramp

writer's cramp

noun

: 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

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

First Known Use of WRITER'S CRAMP

1853

writer's cramp

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of WRITER'S CRAMP

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

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