Definition of jumper's knee
: a painful condition of the knee caused by inflammation or small tears in the tendon of the patella that occurs especially in sports requiring strenuous jumping
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Medical Definition of jumper's knee
: patellar tendinitis Concerns about jumper's knee can prompt basketball players to change practice routines.—Kelly Bothum, The News Journal (Wilmington, Delaware), 16 Mar. 2010
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