tenosynovitis

tenosynovitis

[ten-oh-sin-uh-vahy-tis]
noun Pathology.
inflammation of a tendon sheath, as from trauma, repeated strain, or systemic disease.

Origin:
1885–90; teno- + synovitis

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tenosynovitis (ˈtɛnəʊˌsaɪnəʊˈvaɪtɪs)
 
n
painful swelling and inflammation of tendons, usually of the wrist, often the result of repetitive movements such as typing

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tenosynovitis ten·o·syn·o·vi·tis (těn'ō-sĭn'ə-vī'tĭs, -sī'nə-) or ten·do·syn·o·vi·tis (těn'dō-)
n.
Inflammation of a tendon and its enveloping sheath. Also called tendinous synovitis, tenovaginitis.

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