trigger finger

noun

Medical Definition of trigger finger

: an abnormal condition in which flexion or extension of a finger may be momentarily obstructed by spasm followed by a snapping into place

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trigger area

trigger finger

trigger mechanism

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“Trigger finger.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/trigger%20finger. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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