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.

tendonitis
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tendinitis ten·di·ni·tis or ten·do·ni·tis (těn'də-nī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of a tendon.

tendonitis ten·do·ni·tis (těn'də-nī'tĭs)
n.
Variant of tendinitis.

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Flexor tendonitis is irritation of the tendons used to curl and close the fingers.
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