frozen shoulder

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frozen shoulder
 
n
pathol a painful stiffness in a shoulder joint

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frozen shoulder n.
Inflammation between the joint capsule and the peripheral articular shoulder cartilage that causes pain whether in motion or at rest. Also called adhesive capsulitis.

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