tendinitis

[ten-duh-nahy-tis]
noun Pathology.
inflammation of a tendon.
Also, tendonitis, tenonitis.


Origin:
1895–1900; < Neo-Latin tendin- (see tendinous) + -itis

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tendinitis
1900, from M.L. tendinis, gen. of tendo (see tendon) + -itis.
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tendinitis ten·di·ni·tis or ten·do·ni·tis (těn'də-nī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of a tendon.

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tendinitis definition


overuse strain injury

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Example sentences
He took his weekly acupuncture treatment: needles in the ears or legs to relieve pain from tendinitis in his knees.
At the time, she was nursing an injured hip, and he had tendinitis in both knees.
He's still dealing with some soreness in his quad and knee tendinitis, but is playing through it.
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