pianist's cramp

noun

pi·​a·​nist's cramp pē-ˈan-əsts-, ˈpē-ə-nəsts- How to pronounce pianist's cramp (audio)
: painful spasm of the muscles of the forearm caused by excessive piano playing

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“Pianist's cramp.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pianist%27s%20cramp. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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