tennis elbow

noun

Definition of tennis elbow

: inflammation and pain over the outer side of the elbow usually resulting from excessive strain on and twisting of the forearm

First Known Use of tennis elbow

1883

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TENNIS ELBOW Defined for English Language Learners

tennis elbow

Definition of tennis elbow for English Language Learners

  • : a condition in which you have pain on the outer side of your elbow that is caused by twisting or straining your lower arm


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tennis elbow

noun ten·nis elbow \ ˈten-əs- \

medical Definition of tennis elbow

: inflammation and pain over the outer side of the elbow involving the lateral epicondyle of the humerus and usually resulting from excessive strain on and twisting of the forearm called also lateral humeral epicondylitis; compare little league elbow

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