Definition of repetitive motion disorder in English:

repetitive motion disorder

Syllabification: re·pet·i·tive mo·tion dis·or·der


  • Work-related physical symptoms caused by excessive and repeated use of the upper extremities, especially when typing on a computer keyboard. Also called repetitive injury.
    More example sentences
    • Repetitive Motion Disorder (RMD) is an umbrella term for a number of disorders.
    • The incidence of repetitive motion disorders is increasing and in 1990 comprised 48% of all reported workplace illnesses (up from 18% in 1980).

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