tendinosis

noun
\ ˌten-də-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce tendinosis (audio) \
variants: or tendonosis

Definition of tendinosis

: progressive degeneration of a tendon (as from chronic overuse) that usually involves fraying or tearing of fibrous tissue and is typically accompanied by pain and stiffness but little inflammation quadriceps tendinosis tendinosis of the Achilles tendon

First Known Use of tendinosis

1951, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tendinosis

tendin-, tendon- (as in tendinitis, tendonitis) + -osis

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The first known use of tendinosis was in 1951

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“Tendinosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tendinosis. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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tendinosis

noun
ten·​di·​no·​sis | \ ˌten-də-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce tendinosis (audio) \
variants: or tendonosis

Medical Definition of tendinosis

: progressive degeneration of a tendon (as from chronic overuse) that usually involves fraying or tearing of fibrous tissue and is typically accompanied by pain and stiffness but little inflammation tendinosis of the Achilles tendon rotator cuff tendinosis

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