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runner's knee

noun

Medical Definition of runner's knee

  1. :  pain in the region of the knee especially when related to running that may have a simple anatomical basis (as tightness of a muscle) or may be a symptom of iliotibial band syndrome or an indication of chondromalacia patellae


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