epicondylitis

[ep-i-kon-dahy-lahy-tis, -dl-ahy-]
noun Pathology.
irritation or inflammation of the epicondyle or surrounding tissue, especially at the elbow.
Compare tennis elbow.


Origin:
epicondyle + -itis

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epicondylitis ep·i·con·dy·li·tis (ěp'ĭ-kŏn'dl-ī'tĭs)
n.
Infection or inflammation of an epicondyle.

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