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tennis elbow

irritation of the synovial membrane, or joint rotary area, of the elbow, caused by immoderate motions while playing tennis or other sports; epicondylitis.
Origin of tennis elbow
1880-85 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for tennis-elbow

tennis elbow

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

tennis elbow ten·nis elbow (těn'ĭs)
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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