tennis elbow

noun
irritation of the synovial membrane, or joint rotary area, of the elbow, caused by immoderate motions while playing tennis or other sports; epicondylitis.

Origin:
1880–85

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tennis elbow
 
n
a painful inflammation of the elbow caused by exertion in playing tennis and similar games

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tennis elbow ten·nis elbow (těn'ĭs)
n.
A painful inflammation of the tissue surrounding the elbow, caused by strain from playing tennis and other sports. Also called lateral humeral epicondylitis.

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tennis elbow definition


overuse strain injury

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